Maggie Mine

Address: west of Golden

In 1883 the Maggie was the first copper strike in Golden district. It was struck 10 feet down with a vein three feet wide with an occasional 3-inch streak of pure copper with a trace of gold and silver. Owned by C.C. Welch, F.D. Benjamen, and Henry Koch. March 1884 the mine was 100 feet down.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Source: "WPA History of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado," Vol. 2 WPA Project #3548, Nov. 17, 1883, p. 439; March 8, 1884, p, 445
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012

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