Category Archives: hall of fame

The Jefferson County Historical Commission 2017 Hall of Fame and Historic Preservation Awards

The Jefferson County Historical Commission Hall of Fame and Historic Preservation Awards event was held on October 12, 2017 at the Mount Vernon Canyon Club.  The event honored Hall of Fame recipients, Meyer Award winners, recent historic landmark designees and … Continue reading

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2017 Hall of Fame October 12!

This event is free of charge, however space is limited. Please RSVP TODAY to: Dennis Dempsey, at 303-271-8734 or ddempsey@jeffco.us. Download detailed invitation.

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2016 Hall of Fame and Awards Event Report

On October 20th, Joe Tempel joined the ranks of the Jeffco Historical Commission Hall of Fame at the 38th Annual Hall of Fame and Historic Preservation awards event. The award honors individuals significant to county history or the preservation of … 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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Hazel Humphrey’s Dedication to Jeffco History

As we just posted on Elmer Wyland, we thought it best to profile Hazel Humphrey at the same time. This is second in our series for Women’s History Month 2016. Hazel Humphrey, raised in the foothills along Soda Creek where … Continue reading

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Fort Westernaire, Elmer Wyland’s Vision

Thirty years ago this month, the “Red Barn” at Fort Westernaire burned down. Westernaires Alumni posted the story on Instagram and sent us a link via Twitter. Our connection with these folks was triggered when we posted the following photo … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Chief Colorow

Chief Colorow was adopted and raised by the Muwache Utes, but was born a Comanche. As an adult, Colorow stood six feet tall and was adept at horse trading. He knew the Spanish and was acquainted with the mountain fur … Continue reading

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