General Store

Address: 7000 W. 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge, 80033

The Store was established in l897 by Sam Auger, a young entrepreneur who also had the first telephone, part of the Denver exchange. Twice a week as a bonus service to this customers he delivered groceries house to house . Also he picked up customers mail at the Edgewater Post Office and delivered it to his customers till Rural Delivery was established.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S26, T3S, R69W
Elevation: 5430
Source: Wheat Ridge Historical Society, "Biographical Sketches of Early Settlers of Wheat Ridge".
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012

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