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.

Drake Junior High School


Address12550 W. 52nd Ave., Arvada, 80002
QuadGolden, 1965 (1980)
SectionS17, T3S, R69W
Elevation5502
Source"Arvada Sentinel," January l7, 1985, p. 6; Jefferson County School Names Committee.
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Initialdate1992-05-29 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate1994-07-26 00:00:00-06
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HistoryDrake Junior High School was built in 1959 and was named for Obediah Drake, superintendent of Arvada School District No. 2 from 1902-1919
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