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. W. of Crystal Lake on the Colorado & Southern Railroad along the N. Fork of the S. Platte River|
|Section||S30, T7S, R72W|
|Source||"Denver and Intermountain Railroad Timetable," effective June 5, 1922.|
|Other||Cliff Post Office|
|History||The Colorado & Southern Railroad made a stop at Cliffdale. It was in existence in 1905 and owned by Mr. and Mrs. John King who operated a family hotel with 6 cabins as well as being in charge of the postoffice. The resort was known for fine fishing and at one time was known as the Thompson Resort.|