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.

Emily H. Mine


AddressChimney Gulch
QuadMorrison, 1965 (1994)
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Source"WPA History of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado," WPA Project #3548, DAR Pioneer Museum, p.443
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Initialdate1998-07-24 00:00:00-06
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HistoryFebruary 9, 1884, the Emily H. Mine, the property of Messrs, Wheeler and Co., was tested. The ore was taken at a depth of 18 feet and gave a n assay of 67% copper, 19% iron, three ounces of silver, three eights ounces of gold. Mr. Wheeler was sacking the ore for shipment to the Golden Smelting works, who offered to pay one dollar and fifty cents for each percent of copper and the market value for gold and silver.
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