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Mark Kopatz discusses his experiences as one of the original developers of Ken Caryl Ranch and Village homes and his role in Terraspec.; 1 streaming sound file (38 min 44 sec)

Interview with Ken-Caryl Historical Society member Dolores Ebner. The interview focuses on the methods she used to research local history. Ebner specifically discusses her interest in the Bradford-Perley house, and the efforts undertaken to preserve…

In this interview, Dorothy and Martin Burdick discuss their time in Ken-Caryl Ranch and their interest in local history. Both Dorothy and Martin are members of the Ken-Caryl Ranch Historical Society, and were involved in the preservation and…

An interview with Dennis Carruth, president of Carruth Properties, and an important part of the development of Ken-Caryl Ranch and business park since 1973. Carruth describes what brought him to Colorado after living in Wyoming and other locations.…

Sean Warren, the open space manager of Ken Caryl Ranch, discusses the open space of Ken Caryl Ranch and the managing of those spaces. He discusses his family history in Kansas and Colorado.; 2 streaming sound files (1 hr 11 min and 7 min)

Dean Peterson is a former owner of the Ken-Caryl Manor House. In this interview, Peterson tells stories about his experience there in the 1990s, including his renovations of the Manor House and interactions with other members of the community. 1…

Charles Arnet discusses his family's history in Jefferson County, including his parents' time in Colorado in the early 20th century.;1 streaming sound file (27 min)

This telephone interview with John Holmes, descendant of A.T. "Cap" McDannald, covers early memories of Ken-Caryl Ranch and McDannald's role in its development. Topics include the Bradford Perley House and McDannald's work as an oilman.;2 streaming…

Three granddaughters of John C. Shaffer discuss family history in this interview. The discussion includes John C. Shaffer's patronage of the arts, property ownership, and religious beliefs. The descendants also talk about growing up, including…

Tom Atkins, a software engineer and entrepreneur, describes his involvement in the acquisition of a new library for Golden, CO. Atkins discusses his history of community activism and how he used metrics to make the case for a new library in Golden.…