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Catalog Number 2008.010.030
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title 1878 Jefferson County Courthouse and Jail
Date 1963
Description Black and white photograph of the Jefferson County Courthouse and Jail opened for government business in 1878. Photograph depicts the destruction of the building in 1963 when the County moved the Courthouse and Jail to the 1600 block of Arapahoe Street. This view is looking east to the front of the former Courthous and Jail that was physically located on the northeast corner of 15th and Washington Avenue in Golden. The bottom level of the building as seen as mortored brick was the outside wall of the jail. The entrance to the jail is seen covered by debris on the lower lever. The middle level was used as the District Courtroom and later as a museum.
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden without restriction.
Collection Permanent-Dennis L. Potter
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden, Dennis L. Potter Collection
Search Terms 1878 Jefferson County Courthouse and Jail
Jefferson County Commissioners
Jefferson County Courthouse
Jefferson County Jail
Jefferson County Sheriffs
Jefferson County Sheriffs Department