Honoring the Proud History of Glendale, Arizona
To promote public awareness and appreciation of the history of Glendale and the surrounding region, the Glendale Arizona Historical Society collects, preserves and interprets documentary material and material objects. It disseminates historical information and supports scholarly research.
The society fosters interest in the past, formal historical inquiry and informal information exchanges, believing that an understanding of the past illuminates the present and gives vision for the future.
Founded in 1973, the Glendale Arizona Historical Society is dedicated to the historic preservation in Glendale, including: collecting and preserving artifacts, photographs, oral histories, written materials; researching Glendale's histories, buildings, people and lifestyles; and disseminating information about Glendale's history.
KEEPING YOU INFORMED Ron Short, GAHS President
The Glendale Arizona Historical Society website is an important communication tool with our membership and visitors. This report will be a periodic update on the activities of the Society and news regarding Glendale’s history. The Mission of the Society is to promote and preserve Glendale’s history. Click here to view what historical properties we're tracking for you now.
OUR CURRENT NEWSLETTER November 2019
The GAHS newsletter is published four times per year during the active Society season, October through May. In addition to being available for viewing here, it is also mailed directly to active and lifetime members, city officials and other historical societies. We hope you enjoy it.
Glendale and Central Avenues (or Lateral 18) circa 1940s
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