Other Topics

  • Agricultural History of Littleton
    Agriculture in the 1860's, 1890's and 1920's.
  • Arapahoe Community College 
  • Bega, Australia and Littleton, Colorado: Sister Cities Program
    Bega and Littleton have been Sister Cities since 1961.
  • Blakeland
    An area south of Littleton which was the location of the popular Coffee Pot Restaurant.
  • Businesses in Littleton
    The growth of Main Street as a business area and significant businesses in Littleton history.
  • Carmelite Monastery
  • Centennial Race Track
  • Chambers Farm
    Owned by the Bowles family and known for the beautiful home they built there.
  • Churches in Littleton
    Development of the Catholic, Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbyterian churches in Littleton history.
  • The 1965 Flood of the South Platte River 
  • Government of Littleton from the Time of Incorporation
    Mayors of Littleton
  • Granges 
  • Heckethorn Manufacturing Company
    One of the largest companies in Littleton’s history.
  • Harleigh Holmes and the Coleman Motor Company
    Holmes was an inventive genius who designed front and four wheel drive vehicles.
  • Early Hotels in Littleton 
  • Irrigation Projects
    The Highline Canal, the City Ditch, and other significant irrigation projects.
  •  Jackass Hill
  • Lemcke Market
    A meat market that was in business for over 60 years in Littleton.
  • Leyner Engineering Company
    A large company which manufactured air drills, compressors and hoisting machinery.
  • Littleton Cemetery 
  • Littleton Fire Department 
  • Littleton Newspapers 
  • Littleton Organizations 
    The history of fraternal, social, and civic organizations in Littleton.
  • Littleton Police Department 
  • Littleton Post Office 
  • Littleton School District No. 6 
    Elementary Schools
    Middle Schools
    High Schools
  • Native Americans in the History of Littleton
    The Ute, Arapaho, and Cheyenne Indian tribes.
  • Origins of Littleton Street Names 
  • Parks in Littleton 
  • Pickletown
    An area close to Littleton known for its delicious cucumbers.
  • Red Comet Manufacturing Company
    A company which manufactured fire extinguishers and shipped all over the world.
  • Sell-4-Less Drugstore 
  • Transportation History in Littleton
    The importance of the railroad, electric street cars and other forms of transportation.
  • Valore Hardware
    The Valore family has been in the hardware business in Littleton since 1907.
  • Western Welcome Week
    Annual parade and festival.
  • Woodlawn Shopping Center 


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    Updated January 2004