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.
|Address||3 mi. S. of Cty. Rd. 126 on Forest Service Road 211 between Buffalo Creek community and Deckers|
|Quad||Cheesman Lake, 1956 (1984)|
|Section||S1,12,14,23&36, T10S, R71W|
|Source||Denver Water Board Pamphlet, 1962.|
|History||The lake was formed by construction of Cheesman Dam and named for Walter S. Cheesman, owner of the Denver Water Works and co-founder of the Denver Pacific Railroad.|