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 …

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AHS Oral History Series

Arvada Oral History Presents The Protests in Olde Town April 29th 11am – 3 pm McIlvoy House  Protests in Olde Town? ever wonder about the $30 land deal? Where our history comes alive. Arvada, Colorado has a rich history that spans back over 150 years, and there are many interesting protests that have had unintended …

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Flour Mill volunteers needed

We currently are looking for two or more volunteers for Saturdays at the historic Arvada Flour Mills located in Olde Town Arvada. Current hours are 11am – 2pm.  There are two roles to fill – the Tour Guide and the Greeter.  A volunteer may specialize in one or may switch off with another volunteer.  The …

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McIlvoy House volunteers needed

We are currently looking for two or more volunteers at historic McIlvoy House located in Olde Town Arvada. We are currently open Fridays and Saturdays 11am – 2pm. A commitment of at least one day a month is needed but more is welcome! McIlvoy House volunteers greet visitors that come in, show them around the …

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