Haines & Piquette Ditch

Address: E. of Hwy. 93, N. of 72nd Ave., Golden, 80401

Located in Water District #7, this ditch has Ralston Creek Priority No. 17, dated May, 1869. Water is diverted from the north bank of Ralston Creek, served as feeder for Tucker Lake. Claimants in 1884 were Asahel Haines and Leon Piquette. Haines was an early day farmer in the area. The original ditch appears on an c. 1900 map once used in the old Jefferson County Courthouse.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S4&33, T2S, R69W
Elevation: c. 5830
Source: Arapahoe District Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct 4, 1884; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," p. 57; 1900 Map from the Arvada History Collection; "Water Priorities in District No. 7," Courtesy of William Elliott, Water Commissioner.
See Also: Haines Elementary School, Haines Cabin
Last Modified: Mon, August 1 1994

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