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Added by yongli on 11/16/2015 - 14:11, last changed on 10/19/2022 - 06:39


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Now a small pocket city in the suburbs of Denver , Golden was once the most powerful city in the state and the capital of the Colorado Territory . Today, Golden is known for the Coors Brewery and the Colorado School of Mines and as the seat of Jefferson County . Over the years, a variety of...

William “Cement Bill” Williams

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 15:55, last changed on 02/12/2021 - 01:07
William “Cement Bill” Williams (1868–1945) was a prominent contractor, political agitator, and personality in Golden during the early 1900s. Williams’s tireless campaigning brought crucial road construction to Golden, much of which he built himself. Today, Williams’s legacy as a businessman and the...
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