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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. 

    August 7, 1927

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