Category Archives: historic sites

2018 JCHC Historic Preservation Symposium – May 19, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 JCHC Historic Preservation Symposium.  This year the theme is Building Community: A Historical Perspective.  Register early. Space is limited and last year we sold out! Here is the link to register! https://jchc2018symposium.eventbrite.com Advertisements

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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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Jefferson County Historical Preservation Symposium 2017 – Landscape Shapes History

This event is past. See Landscape Shapes History for a report on the 2017 symposium. The Jefferson County Historical Commission and Jefferson County Open Space teamed up to present the 2017 Historical Preservation Symposium.  Set in the historic Timbervale Barn … Continue reading

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Anniversary of Arapahoe City

Based on information contributed by Golden historian Richard Gardner. On this day in history, November 29, 1858, the Arapahoe City Town Company was organized. Although Arapahoe City existed for only a few years (1858-1863), it may have been the first … Continue reading

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Golden’s Romano Home on National Register

Cross-posted, with permission, from Historic Golden Colorado on Facebook: It is my honor and pleasure to announce the historic Romano family house has just been listed on the National Historic Register! Located at 16300 South Golden Road and familiarly known … Continue reading

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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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National Register Updates

We are in the process of getting our National Register listing page updated. In the meantime, here’s a quick summary of recent additions. 2015: Bradford-Perley Site 2015: Medlen School 2014: Conifer Junction Schoolhouse See the National Register page from the … Continue reading

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