Golden in Jefferson County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Territorial Capital of Colorado
1862 to 1867
property of the State of Colorado
From 1862 to 1867
Golden was the Territorial
Capital of Colorado
Erected 1936 by State Historical Society of Colorado, Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation and the Mount Lookout Chapter, D.A.R.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 39° 45.324′ N, 105° 13.296′ W. Marker is in Golden, Colorado, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Washington Avenue just north of 12th street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1122 Washington Avenue, Golden CO 80401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1115 Washington Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Jolly Rancher 1113 Washington Avenue (within shouting distance of this 1211 Washington Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Clear Creek (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 922 Washington Avenue (about 500 feet away); Ferrell/Berthoud Home (Miners Hotel) (about 500 feet away); Winter Wind on the Mesa (about 500 feet away); Native Americans on Clear Creek (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Golden.
Regarding Territorial Capital of Colorado. yes the photo is mine
Also see . . .
1. History of the Old Capitol Grill Building. A detailed history of the building. (Submitted on January 1, 2011.)
2. The Capital Grill 2005 Fire. A fire that broke out around 3:30 p.m. Nov. 3 in the building that houses the Old Capitol Grill restaurant heavily damaged the building, but the historic structure appears to remain mostly intact. (Submitted on January 1, 2011.)
3. The History of Golden, Colorado. (Submitted on January 1, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona.)
Categories. • Government • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 758 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.