Historic Information

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Whether you are interested in getting your house listed on the Register of Historic Landmarks, or you are just curious about its history, learning more about your house and its history can be fun and rewarding.  Here are some resources for your to use in your research.  


1. Construction Date and Property Sales through HistoryRichardshouse

2. Owner and Inhabitant Personal Information

  • Boulder City and County Directories (Lafayette Library)
  • U.S. Federal Census online
  • Colorado State Census
  • Lafayette, Colorado: Treeless Plain to Thriving City: Centennial History 1889—1989 (Lafayette Library and Miner's Museum)
  • Ancestry.com
  • Newspapers (Lafayette Library, Denver Public Library, CU Boulder Library)
  • Members of the Lafayette Historical Society

3. Architectural Modifications

  • Boulder County Tax Commission Forms (Carnegie Library in Boulder)
  • City of Lafayette building permits

4. Photographs

  • Lafayette Library
  • Lafayette Miner's Museum
  • Boulder County Tax Commission Forms (Carnegie Library in Boulder)