Golden Hill Cemetery was established over 100 years ago on West Colfax Avenue for the Jewish population. It is a historic location listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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A Historic Orthodox Jewish Cemetery in Lakewood, CO
Gain a sense of history and visit Golden Hill Cemetery. This Orthodox Jewish Cemetery in Lakewood, CO, was established at the turn of the 20th century as a resting place for patients that succumbed to the tuberculosis epidemic. Today, visitors tour the cemetery to piece together a portion of American history.
The cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its historical and cultural significance. The Orthodox Jewish community settled near the Lakewood area during the Gold Rush, and Jewish settlers ran the hospitals that were set up to treat tuberculosis.
This historic cemetery is the final resting place for hundreds of people. Although there are only a couple of hundred tombstones dotting the plots throughout the grounds, Colorado historians estimate that as many as 800 people are buried here.
Contribute to Our Historic Preservation Efforts
Our Lakewood historic cemetery is maintained entirely by donations. We encourage visitors to explore the grounds and gain a sense of how people paid their respects during the early 20th century. You will see rows of tombstones from the past, and gain an understanding of the impact disease had on the people at the time.
We encourage all visitors to donate to our preservation efforts. The care and maintenance of Golden Hill are managed by the groundskeeper, Lee Rossow. Your contributions will ensure the grounds are trimmed and maintained so that future visitors may visit the plot and get in touch with the past. All contributions are tax-deductible.
Contact us to request more information about our historic cemetery. Golden Hill Cemetery is located in Lakewood, Colorado 80215.
Visit a century-old Jewish cemetery for a glimpse of history.
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