Upcoming Events

Aug
25
Sat
8:30 am 46th Annual Meeting of the Arvad... @ Arvada History Museum at the Arvada Center
46th Annual Meeting of the Arvad... @ Arvada History Museum at the Arvada Center
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us in celebrating the 46th anniversary of the Arvada Historical Society at our Annual Meeting of the membership.  Breakfast will be followed by a brief business meeting to elect officers and Board members and a special presentation on a
Aug
26
Sun
12:30 pm Annual Reunion Picnic @ Memorial Park Pavilion
Annual Reunion Picnic @ Memorial Park Pavilion
Aug 26 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for the Annual Reunion Picnic.  Bring your own picnic lunch – we supply water and lemonade.  Meet old friends and make new ones as you mingle with fellow citizens – ranging from “oldtimers” (born & raised in Arvada)

Arvada Folklore

Our float in 2017 Harvest Festival Parade illustrates three local legends:  The Hackberry Tree, Mrs. Benjamin’s Gold Nugget, and Big Chief Rain-in-the-Face.  Below is the full story behind each of these local legends. Legends of the Hackberry Tree When the

Archives

Here at the Arvada Historical Society’s Marcetta Lutz Library & Archives, we have plenty of materials to use in your research. Everything from newspaper to photos, bios to files, and so much more. We will, over the coming weeks, begin