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Golden-Miner House
817 Collyer Street

Landmark Designation: 1988

Construction Date: 1893

Architectural Style: Vernacular Masonry

All of Block 4 of the Original Townsite was purchased by A.R. Golden and resubdivided in 1890 and is now one of Longmonts oldest subdivisions. Asher Redding Golden came to Longmont in 1880 from Indiana. He was a prominent, enterprising and respected citizen. He was a contractor and house mover.

J.R. Miner was married to Nellie Harmon who came to Colorado by covered wagon in 1861 at the age of 2. She and her family lived at a homestead on Boulder Creek near Lafayette. Her brother William Harmon lived at the homestead nearly all his life. Nellie and John were married in 1881 and farmed on a homestead near Johnstown until retiring and moving to Longmont in 1914. John was an enthusiastic member of the masons and a charter member of A.F. and A.M. in Longmont.

If you would like to learn more about this property, please see our architectural survey that was completed on the property in 2002.

Reference
HPC 1988-2