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Crown Hill Cemetery


AddressW. 26th to W. 32nd Ave., between Wadsworth Blvd. & Estes St., Wheat Ridge, 80215
QuadArvada, 1965 (1980)
SectionS26&29, T3S, R69W
Elevation5500
SourceCrown Hill Cemetery Records; Denver District Court Division II Proceedings #60052, May 13, 1936; State Engineer's "Water Rights Report," p. 391, June 1989.
OtherTower of Memories, Crown Hill Burial Park, Olinger Crown Hill
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Initialdate1992-07-08 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate2012-12-17 00:00:00-07
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HistoryThe name is descriptive of the site on "crown of hill." The cemetery is on part of the Henry Lee homestead and was purchased from Margaret Lee in 1908. Filled incorporation officers: Delos Chapel, Hugh Aderman, George W. Olinger, Julius Gunter, Vernon J. Davis. This is the site of the Tower of Memories, the Crown Hill Mortuary, and the Crown Hill Mausoleums. Crown Hill Burial park was added to the National Register of Historic Place on July 24, 2008 (5JF.4502). The Tower of Memories is separately listed on the National Register and was added on September 25, 1987 (5JF.467).
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