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Crown Hill Lake


AddressE. of Kipling St. on 26th Ave., Wheat Ridge
QuadArvada, 1957 (1965)
SectionS26 & 27, T3S, R69W
Elevationc. 5558
SourceRecords of Denver District Court Division II Proceedings, #60052, May 13, 1936; State Engineer, "Water Rights Report," p. 391.
OtherCrown Hill Cemetery
SeealsoKestral Pond
Initialdate1995-01-11 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate1996-08-10 00:00:00-06
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HistoryClaimant in 1936 was the Crown Hill Cemetery Association. Construction was begun April 1908. Located in Water District #7, the lake is filled from Clear Creek via the Agricultural Ditch into the Lee Lateral. On July 30, 1992, the name was changed to Kestral Pond.
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