Swedish Lutheran Church

Address: Corner of 5th St. & Washington Ave., Golden, 80401

The church was established in 1873 by C. Rydholm who came to Golden from Burlington, Iowa. The church was built on land donated by Loveland and Harsh. The trustees in 1873 were C. P. Johnson, S. Bergstrom, William Johnson, Carl Nollin, Andrew Anderson and J. O. Johnson. According to Dave Crawford, who remembers playing in it as a boy, the church was a small, red brick building. The church was razed c. 1920.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1980
Sec/Town/Range: S28, T3S, R70W
Elevation: 5700
Source: "The Colorado Transcript," Sept. 17, 1878, Dave Crawford; Wagenbach, "Golden; The 19th Century," pp. 20-21; Jefferson County Historical Commission, "From Scratch," p. 120.
Last Modified: Mon, December 10 2012

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