Jolly Rancher 1113 Washington Avenue

Jolly Rancher 1113 Washington Avenue (HMXOK)

Location: Golden, CO 80401 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 45.348', W 105° 13.295'

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City of Golden, Downtown Landmark, Historic Preservation Board

In May of 1949, Bill and Dorothy Harmsen purchased an ice cream machine and leased a storefront on the east side of Washington Ave. The Harmsens chose the name Jolly Rancher for their store to reflect a spirit of western hospitality. High quality chocolates and soft-serve ice cream were the first products dispensed at The Jolly Rancher. In the early 1950s, Bill invented a soft cinnamon-flavored taffy that he called the Fire Stix. Long ago, the company outgrew the storefront. The original building burned down in 1966.
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 481018 N 4400677
Decimal Degrees39.75580000, -105.22158333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.348', W 105° 13.295'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 20.88" N, 105° 13' 17.70" W
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Area Code(s)303, 720
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1155-1165 Washington Ave, Golden CO 80401, US
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