OS. Open Space
Records of the Jefferson County Open Space Division
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Found in: Jefferson County Archives
Robert F. Bond Manuscript: The Land Persists: The History of White Ranch Park, 1989
Item — Small collection box 5, Envelope: 2
Abstract From the introduction: "This is the story of the land that comprises and adjoins White Ranch Open Space Park northwest of Golden, and some of the people who have lived on the land. Most of the people have roots that go back to the very beginnings of Jefferson County. Many of them are immigrants. All are remarkable for their dedication to hard work and for their perseverance in the face of adversity. The land is the main character of this story. In a number of ways, it is unique. Curiously,...
Dates: 1989 March 27; Publication: 1990
The Plantation: Geophysical Characterization of a Possible Homestead, 2001
Item — Small collection box 5, Envelope: 1
Abstract From the introduction (edited): Jefferson County Open Space recently purchased land at the edge of Gilpin County, a small section of which holds evidence that the area may have been the site of an old homestead. The site contains several structures that are visible above ground. The most prominent structure appears to be an old fireplace. On the west side of the fireplace is a small enclosed structure made entirely of rock slabs. About 20 meters away, on the other side of the fireplace is a...