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.

Cressman’s Gulch


AddressOpens on Tucker Gulch from the N.
QuadRalston Buttes, 1965 (1971); Ralston Buttes, 1941 (1948); Golden, 1965 (1980).
SectionS18,17, T3S, R70W; S17,18 T3S, R70W; S17,21, T3S, R70W.
Elevationc. 5580-7000
SourceInterview, Ed Ladwig, Golden Gate Canyon Rancher, May 1994; James Grafton Rodgers, Place Names of Colorado, 1955.
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SeealsoTucker Gulch, Half Mile Gulch.
Initialdate1994-05-16 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate1996-08-23 00:00:00-06
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HistoryThis is a tributary (left hand) of Tucker Gulch, headwaters only. It is about one-half mile north of Half Mile Gulch and was named for an early homesteader.
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