1115 Washington Avenue

1115 Washington Avenue (HMXOJ)

Location: Golden, CO 80401 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 45.346', W 105° 13.293'

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City of Golden, Downtown Landmark, Historic Preservation Board

The Colorado Transcript, Colorado's second oldest newspaper, began here on November 24, 1866. General Gorge West, a Civil War veteran, and one of the founders of Golden and the Colorado School of Mines, started the paper. Constructed in 1870, it is one of the oldest commercial structures in Golden. The newspaper occupied the second floor while the first floor was used by Dr. James Kelly. This structure housed the paper for nearly 100 years. Originally, the building was brick with a corbelled brick cornice under which was painted the occupant's name "The Transcript."
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 4:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 481021 N 4400673
Decimal Degrees39.75576667, -105.22155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.346', W 105° 13.293'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 20.76" N, 105° 13' 17.58" W
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Area Code(s)303, 720
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1167-1199 Washington Ave, Golden CO 80401, US
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