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    Today most evidence of Mount Vernon has disappeared, but George Morrison's Mount Vernon House still stands as a private residence just south of Interstate 70. Much of the land that was once Mount Vernon is now preserved as part of Jefferson County Open Space's Matthews/Winters Park.
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References: 

Catherine Dittman, “Town of Mt. Vernon,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form (November 3, 1976).

Robert Fink, “Mount Vernon House,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form (April 30, 1970).

Jefferson County Historical Commission, From Scratch: A History of Jefferson County, Colorado (Golden, CO: Jefferson County Historical Commission, 1985).

“Matthews/Winters Park History,” Jefferson County Open Space, n.d.

Carole Lomond, “Historic Jeffco: Mount Vernon Towne,” City & Mountain Views, n.d.

Additional Information: 

Sam Arnold, The View From Mt. Morrison: The Story of a Colorado Town (Denver: Fur Press, 1974).

Carole Lomond, Lariat Loop Scenic & Historic Byway (Golden, CO: Views Publishing, 2002).

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