Incorrect historical information gets imbedded into a town’s history in odd and sometimes expensive ways.
From the Colorado Hometown News, Feb. 7, 2015:
For nearly five months, the Gough Avenue sign in Lafayette resident Bob Jencks’ window contradicted the name of the street running next to his house.
Jencks propped the sign up as a sentimental decoration after it was removed from the corner across from his home in September.
First it was Gough, then it was Couch and then it was Gough again.
In 2016, the Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living residence in Lafayette, Colo. placed a bronze interpretive sign commemorating the Vulcan mine on Coal Creek trail right-of-way about 1/2 mile west of S. Public Road. The plaque reads: