Bowles Reservoir #1


Address: East of Wadsworth Blvd., north of Bowles Ave., South of Belleview Ave.

Named after Joseph W. Bowles. "By 1899, Joseph W. Bowles owned an extensive amount of land near present-day Belleview and Wadsworth, and additional land on what is now Bowles Avenue. After several years of prospecting, he purchased a ranch claim near Littleton. Gradually, Bowles added to his land, became successful in farming, business and politics, and died a wealthy man."
Quad Map/Date: Littleton, 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S11, 13, 14; T5S, R69W
Elevation: c. 5546
Source: 1899 Farm Map; USGS Map; "Columbine '93...a guide to our community".
 


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