Exciting new map added to GHM&P collection

November 27, 2020

Golden History Museum & Park

Golden History Museum & Park (GHM&P) recently acquired several rare artifacts from the Ben H. Parker Jr. estate in Golden. The Ben H. Parker Student Center at the Colorado School of Mines is named after his father. Notable finds include a signed 1896 second edition imprint of “Prospecting for Gold and Silver in North America” by onetime Colorado School of Mines professor Arthur Lakes, and this stunning “Bird’s Eye View Map of Golden, County Seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, 1882.” Read more…