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  • Chronological History of Jeffco – the 1970s

     

    1972

    Jefferson County voters approve a one-half percent sales tax for Open Space, inaugurating the county's award winning Open Space Program. 

    1973

    Interstate-70 through Jefferson County completed. 

    1974

    First woman, Joanne K. Patterson, elected as a county commissioner. She served 1975-1979. 

    1974

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory established as Solar Energy Research Institute. 

    1974

    National Earthquake Information Center moved to Golden. 

    August 1, 1976

    Lakewood Heritage Center opens as Belmar Museum.