The mission of Summit Historical Society is to preserve and collect, provide education and interpretation and engage our community in the history of Summit County, Colorado.
The Society establishes and maintains an archive and a school house museum for the preservation of historic materials and documents while providing guided access for those conducting research. It is an educational institution, open to the public, established in 1966. The Society is dedicated to teaching guests about the county's rich history using sites located throughout Summit County, Colorado.
The Society hosts some wonderful events such as Pastry in the Past and Dillon Dam Boat Tours. "This talk was "fantastic." I enjoyed seeing the historic photos compared to what is there today and hearing stories from one whose relatives lived and ranched here. On a scale of 0 to 10, this program was a 12! I would tell a friend about this event because I learned things tonight that I could not have learned anywhere else."
"I enjoyed learning about how the dam was built and how they had to move old Dillon. Our guide was amazing! She presented so much information in an hour and half. What I liked best was seeing the eagles and deer along the shore. Unfortunately, I forgot my camera!"