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  • Chronological History of Jeffco – the 1920s


    December 13, 1921

    Satanic Coal Mine Disaster near Morrison claims lives of six men and injures one as mine fills with deadly firedamp gas. 

    April 14, 1922

    The first public gathering of the Ku Klux Klan in Jefferson County on the present site of Heritage Square, complete with blazing torches. 

    September 27, 1923

    Ku Klux Klan burns crosses on top of South Table Mountain on Castle Rock above Golden. It becomes major regional meeting place of the Klan. 


    Temple Hoyne Buell designs the third Fruitdale School at 10801 W. 44th Ave. in Wheat Ridge.  Building design reuses portions of the foundation of the second Fruitdale School which burned in 1926.  Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.

    August 7, 1927

    Dance hall on top of Golden's Castle Rock burns down, believed caused by arsonists