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2017 Historic Preservation Symposium

This year, the Jefferson County Historical Commission is teaming up with Jefferson County Open Space to present the Historic Preservation Symposium on “Landscape Shapes History.”  The Symposium will be held on May 13th at the Hiwan Museum in Evergreen.  Registration … Continue reading

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Jefferson County’s Judge’s Wall Displays the History of the 1st Judicial District

Beginning in December 2016, walls in the Jefferson County Courthouse showcase the history of the 1st Judicial District, which includes Jefferson and Gilpin Counties. The project is part of a four-phase plan to display information about the judges of the 1st … Continue reading

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2016 Annual Hall of Fame Awards Celebration – October 20, 2016

Join the Jefferson County Historical Commission and members of the community as we honor and celebrate our 2016 award winners and new Landmark designations and unveil the latest edition of Historically Jeffco Magazine: Hall of Fame Inductee: Joe Tempel Norm … Continue reading

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Jeffco Archives Celebrates 25th Anniversary

“But history. . .is not really the story of what happened; it is necessarily the story of what is preserved in the record.” —George R. Stewart, The California Trail Archives are critically important to historical researchers. Without them, and the … Continue reading

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May 2 Symposium Details

Preservation by the Numbers May 2, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Boettcher Mansion, 900 Colorow Rd., Lookout Mountain The cost of the Symposium is $12 per person (includes lunch). To register, please contact Dennis @303-271-8734 or email ddempsey@jeffco.us Download entire … Continue reading

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Symposium May 2! Save That Date!!

This year’s Historic Preservation Symposium, Preservation by the Numbers, will be held on May 2, 2015 at the Boettcher Mansion. We hope you can join us for this 12th Annual county-wide event, which features speakers from History Colorado, opportunities for … Continue reading

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2014 Hall of Fame and Historic Preservation Awards

Our annual event October 16 at the Mt. Vernon Country Club was enjoyed by more than 100 attendees, as we celebrated history in Jefferson County last week. The Hall of Fame event is the culmination of annual efforts of the … Continue reading

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