Before world-class ski resorts and high-end real estate, Eagle County had a colorful history. Eagle County Historical Society works to preserve this history. Knowing and understanding the people and forces that shaped the past makes us a better community today.
"The Eagle County Historical Society strives to preserve Eagle County history through collection of artifacts, operation of a museum, book publication and special events. The Eagle Valley Library District partnered with the Society to make a tremendous contribution toward preserving local history."
Colorado Preservation, Inc.
May, 2014 - Dana Crawford Award presentation
"The Eagle County Historical Society has presented top-notch events to showcase the importance of preserving our past. The events have included a snowshoe history tour through Sylvan Lake State Park and a tour of Diamond S Ranch, a unique opportunity to visit a private museum and restored historic meetings. The Historical Society recently installed marker signs around Eagle to call attention to historic buildings."
(Former) Eagle Town Manager
Oct. 31, 2013
"The Eagle County Historical Society makes history come alive, for both children and adults in our communities … The Historical Society has become a cornerstone of life in Eagle County. Those of us who live here rely on it for events, speakers, books, ad displays about mining, agriculture, skiing, and all the pioneers who came before us. Visitors to the County get a little taste of what makes us unique by visiting the Historical Society."
Eagle County Commissioner