Miles & Eskins Ditch

Address: S. bank of Clear Creek, S. of I-70, between Indiana & Eldridge I-70 exits

In Water District #7, Miles and Eskins Ditch had priority #15 (June 1, 1861). Claimants in 1884 were William Sanderson, William Lee and Alfred H. Miles. Sanderson, Lee and Miles were farmers in the area. Miles came to Arvada in 1859. Eskins farm appears on the "Settlement Map of the Region Near Arvada, Colorado," between what is now I-70 Highway and Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S19, T3S, R69W
Elevation: c. 5490
Source: Arapahoe District Court, Div. II, Oct. 4, 1884; Gelder, "Map of Denver & Surroundings," 1915; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," p. 15; Arvada Historical Society, "Waters of Gold," Frontispiece.
Last Modified: Wed, August 10 1994

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