Upcoming Events

Sep
23
Sat
12:00 pm 2017 Annual Cemetery Tours @ Arvada Cemetery
2017 Annual Cemetery Tours @ Arvada Cemetery
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2017 Annual Cemetery Tours @ Arvada Cemetery | Arvada | Colorado | United States
Our tours this year will highlight veterans of World War I, in recognition of the United States entry into the war in 1917. The life and times of a few of these veterans will be revealed by presenters at each

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