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.

Coal Creek School


Address11719 Ranch Elsie Rd., Eldorado Springs, 80025-9999
QuadEldorado Springs, 1965 (1971)
SectionS5, T2S, R71W
Elevation7950
SourceInterview, Jan Brescia, Coal Creek Canyon Historian, May 1994.
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Initialdate1994-05-16 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate1996-08-19 00:00:00-06
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HistoryBuilt in 1962. Designed to complement the ruggedness of mountains, the roof was sloped to accommodate northwest wind patterns.
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