Arvada Historical Society Wins Prestigious Award

The Jefferson County Historical Commission’s Norm and Ethel Meyer Historic Preservation Award went to Arvada Historical Society, for their  long legacy in Jeffco and demonstrating a strong and lasting organizational presence in the community for preserving the area’s history. Arvada Historical Society is a volunteer-run organization that relies on memberships, donations, fundraising events, and grants for funding. This dedicated group of volunteers painstakingly collect and preserve historic photographs, documents, books, and newspapers and makes them available to the public. Their programs include history-related events, walking tours in Olde Town Arvada, open houses, tours of the Arvada Flour Mill, oral histories, and historical research.