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.

Conifer


AddressW. central Jefferson County
QuadConifer, 1965 (1979)
SectionS23, T6S, R71W
Elevationc. 8260
SourceBentley, "The Upper Side of The Pie Crust," pp. 19-20.
OtherBradford Junction; Junction; Hutchinson Post Office.
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Initialdate1992-02-28 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate1995-03-13 00:00:00-07
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HistoryLocated on US Highway 285 at its junction with Highway 73, Pleasant Park Road and Foxton Road. Probably named for the abundance of conifer trees in the area. Before 1894 Conifer was known as Bradford Junction, then Junction. It is now the location of a crossroads shopping business and social center, bank, clinic, and the Conifer High School.
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