Piquette Ditch

AddressE. of Hwy. 93, S.W. of Tucker Lake, Golden, 80401
QuadGolden, 1965 (1994)
SectionS3, T3S, R69W
Elevationc. 5700
SourceArapahoe County District Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct. 4, 1884; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," Fronticepiece.
Initialdate1993-03-19 00:00:00-07
Latestdate1994-08-12 00:00:00-06
HistoryPiquette Ditch is in Water District No. 7 and had priority No. 4 (June 16,1861). Water was taken from the north bank of Ralston Creek. Claimants in 1884 were Leon Piquette, Robert Bunny and Robert Faragher. This ditch was shown on a c. 1900 map once used in Jefferson County Courthouse. Properties of Bunny (Buney) and Faragher appear on Willett's 1899 Farm Map.