Ford's Tent

Address: 12th & Ford St., Golden, 80401

Edward Chase Ford and Edward McClintock Ford, brothers, established a gambling tent in June of 1859 near the present day intersection of Ford Street and 12th in Golden. The tent was used as a church by the Methodists on Sundays prior to 1868. Ford Street was named for the brothers and their original gambling establishment.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S34, T3S, R70W
Elevation: 5600
Source: Fanning, "For the Golden Times," p. 20; "The Golden Transcript," July 12, 1984, p. 6.
See Also: Ford Street.
Last Modified: Wed, July 27 1994

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