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.

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AddressOn Cty. Rd. 96 1.5 mi. downstream from Buffalo Creek
QuadPlatte Canyon, 1985
SectionS21, T7S, R70W
Elevation6480
SourceInterviews, Local Residents.
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Initialdate1992-02-28 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate2012-11-28 00:00:00-07
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HistoryTwo private residents with access by car across a bridge over the river. They were originally owned by a Mr. Jordon and sold to Henry Nadirff then resold several times.A post office was supposedly here from 1916-1918. The origin of the name is unknown.
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