Berthoud Historical Society

The Historical Society's offerings have created an audience from children to adults of all ages. Whether history, exhibits, projects, concerts, events, research, programs or curiosity bring you to our museums, you will find more than you expected. Come visit and help us make history come alive!

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General Information

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Berthoud Historical Society​​​​​​​
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Headquarters Address
228 Mountain Ave.
Berthoud, CO 80513
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228 Mountain Ave.
Berthoud, CO 80513
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P. O. Box 225
Berthoud, CO 80513
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Mission Statement

The Berthoud Historical Society believes that it is essential to discover, interpret and preserve the history of the town of Berthoud, the Little Thompson Valley area, Colorado and the surrounding region to enable current and future residents to learn about the area's original and ongoing development. The Society will establish and maintain museum properties, build creative exhibits, and hold meetings and activities for the education and recreation of its members and visitors.

Organization History

The Berthoud Historical Society (BHS or the Society) is a long time contributor to the Berthoud community having been founded in 1977 by local leaders with a vision that understood history's integral connection to our future, and the need to discover, interpret and preserve that history for current and future generations. The Society operates two historical museums (Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum and the McCarty-Fickel Home Museum) providing preservation and interpretation of historical information and artifacts. The Society now has 260 memberships representing approximately 500 people.


"Great Learning Experience for Kids!" Steve, Green River, Wyoming, 2016.
"Wonderful Interpretation of Local History" Judi, Gering, Nebraska, 2016.
"Impressive Photograph Collection" Adam, Golden, 2016
"This Place Keeps Getting Better Every Year We Come Back" Elementary School Teacher, Berthoud, 2016
"Learning History is Cool!" Elementary School Student, Berthoud, 2016
"Thank you for Teaching us Really Fun and Really Cool Things!" Elementary School Student, Berthoud, 2017

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