GOLDEN , acity and the
See also:county-seat of Jefferson county,
See also:Colorado, U.S.A., on Clear Creek- (formerly called the Vasquez
See also:fork of the South Platte), about 14 M . W. by N. of
See also:Denver . Pop . (1900) 2152; (1910) 2477 . Golden is a residential suburb of Denver, served by the Colorado &
See also:Southern, the Denver & Intermountain (electric), and the Denver &
See also:North-Western Electric
See also:railways . It is about 5700 ft. above
See also:sea-level . About 600 ft. above the city is
See also:Rock, with an amusement
See also:park, and W. of Golden is Lookout
See also:Mountain, a natural park of 3400 acres . About 1 m . S. of the city is a state
See also:industrial school for boys, and in Golden is the Colorado State School of Mines (opened 1874), which offers courses in
See also:engineering and metallurgical engineering . The
See also:Independent Pyritic Smelter is at Golden, and among the city's manufactures are pottery,
See also:firebrick and tile, made from
See also:clays found near by, and
See also:flour . There are deposits of
See also:coal, copper and gold in the vicinity .
See also:Truck-farming and the growing of fruit are important
See also:industries in the neighbourhood .
The firstsettlement here was a gold mining
See also:camp, established in 1859, and named in
See also:honour of Tom Golden, one of the
See also:pioneer prospectors . The
See also:village was laid out in 186o, and Golden was incorporated as a
See also:town in 1865 and was chartered as a city in 187o . Golden was made the capital of Colorado Territory in 1862, and several sessions (or parts of sessions) of the
See also:Assembly were held here between 1864 and 1868, when the seat of
See also:government was formally established at Denver; the territorial offices of Colorado, however, were at Golden only in 1866–1867 .
GOLDEN BULL (Lat. Bulla Aurea)
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