Upcoming Events

Nov
10
Sat
11:00 am Christmas Yard Sale – Donation Day @ McIlvoy House
Christmas Yard Sale – Donation Day @ McIlvoy House
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Donate your gently-used Christmas items to our Annual Yard Sale – a fundraiser to support our historic preservation efforts in Arvada.
Nov
12
Mon
3:00 pm Christmas Yard Sale – Donation Day @ McIlvoy House
Christmas Yard Sale – Donation Day @ McIlvoy House
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Donate your gently-used Christmas items to our Annual Yard Sale – a fundraiser to support our historic preservation efforts in Arvada.
Nov
13
Tue
3:00 pm Christmas Yard Sale – Donation Day @ McIlvoy House
Christmas Yard Sale – Donation Day @ McIlvoy House
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Donate your gently-used Christmas items to our Annual Yard Sale – a fundraiser to support our historic preservation efforts 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