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.

Churches Coal Mine


AddressThree miles north of Golden
QuadGolden, 1965 (1994)
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Source"WPA History of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado," Vol. 2, WPA Project # 3548, March 6, 1886, p.420
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Initialdate1998-11-14 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate2012-11-28 00:00:00-07
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HistoryThe mine on V.J. Churches ranch struck a two-foot-thick coal vein at a depth of 160 feet.
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