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.

Elephant Butte


Address2 1/2 mi. W of Evergreen
QuadEvergreen, 1965 (1979)
SectionS8, T5S, R71W
Elevation8405
SourceInterview, Sandy Crain, Director of the Hiwan Homestead Museum, 1994.
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Initialdate1994-04-27 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate1994-07-26 00:00:00-06
Person2Keek
HistoryName is descriptive - resembles an elephant.
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Active1
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