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Darren Caddy

Darren was born in Colorado, but then moved out of state. He returned to Colorado from Kansas in 2003. Darren began working at Cripple Creek Ace Hardware in March of 2015. His hobbies include reading, writing, and computers. Darren’s favorite vacation ever was going to Navajo with his […]

Ace Hardware History

Did you know that¬†Ace Hardware was created by four men who already had hardware stores? Or that they officially incorporated in March 1928, 87 years ago? Ace has been successful since the very beginning. Click on the truck (above right) or the Ace Store (above left) pictures to […]

Hardware Hank

Hank was born in South Dakota and he and his wife moved to Colorado in 1984. He has been working at Cripple Creek Ace Hardware since 2009. Before he came to our store, he worked for National Hardware and was our harware representative. He was the person who […]


Sandy was born and raised in California. He’s a 4th generation Californian. He and his wife moved to Colorado in 2000 and live in Woodland Park. Sandy has been working at Cripple Creek Hardware for either “5 or 50” years, he’s not sure which. ūüôā He doesn’t have […]

Mur & Terri

Maurice (Mur) was born in California and Terri, Mur’s wife, was born in Maryland. They met while in college in California and moved to the Cripple Creek area of Colorado in 1991. Terri and Mur love to travel both in the United States and to other countries. Of […]

Chatting with Chloe

Chloe was born in Ohio and moved to Colorado in 1986. She has lived here since and loves it here. ¬†Of all of the vacations that Chloe has taken, a trip to Florida that included a cruise to the Bahamas was her all time favorite. When she’s not […]

All About Emily…

¬† ¬† Emily¬†was born and raised in Cripple Creek, Colorado and has lived here all of¬†her life.¬† She began working with us in May of 2012.¬† Her favorite vacation was to Montana, where she and her family stayed at a lodge for a week.¬† They had¬†it all to […]