Davis & Brown Ditch

Address: Simms St. & W. 72nd Ave., Arvada

Located in Water District #7, under Priority date, 5-11-1878, this ditch originates from the north bank of Leyden Creek. Claimants in 1884 were Mary A. Davis and Charles M. Brown. Mary A. Davis, daughter of pioneer Harpin Davis, was a property owner in Section 4, Township 3 South, Range 69 West, east of present-day Oak Street.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S5, T3S, R69W
Elevation: 5430
Source: Arapahoe Dist. Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct. 4, 1884; Arvada Historical Society, "Waters of Gold," p. 25 & "More Than Gold," Frontispiece; "Willit's 1899 Farm Map"; State Engineer, "Water Rights Report," 6-1989, p. 384.
See Also: Oak Street, Davis Lane
Last Modified: Fri, July 26 1996

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