This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.

Champion Mine


AddressHead of Chimney Gulch
QuadGolden, 1965 (1994)
Source" WPA History of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado," Vol. 2, WPA Project #3542 March 14, 1884, p. 447
Initialdate1998-11-15 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate2012-11-28 00:00:00-07
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HistoryLocated in 1883 by D.H. Dargin and by March 1884 shaft down 100 foot. Ore has iron carbonates.
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