COMMERCE CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

HISTORY TIMELINE

 

APRIL 25, 2008                                            FIRST URCC MEETING

 

SEPTEMBER 20, 2008                                FIRST PIONEER PICNIC

 

DECEMBER 19, 2008                                 FIRST CITY LIGHTS

                                                                        CHRISTMAS BUS TOUR

 

MARCH 2009                                               DEBRA BULLOCK SIGNED A

                                                                        CONTRACT WITH ARCADIA

                                                                        PUBLISHING TO WRITE A HISTORY

                                                                        BOOK ABOUT COMMERCE CITY

 

JULY 24, 2009                                              MOTION AT A URCC

                                                                        MEETING TO ORGANIZE

                                                                        THE HISTORICAL

                                                                        SOCIETY

 

AUGUST 21, 2009                                        ORGANIZATIONAL

MEETING FOR THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

SEPTEMBER 26, 2009                                2ND ANNUAL PIONEER

                                                                        PICNIC

 

NOVEMBER 4, 2009                                   ARTICLES OF

   At El Jardin Restaurant                            INCORPORATION SIGNED

                                                                        BY ORGANIZATIONAL

                                                                        BOARD MEMBERS

 

NOVEMBER 20, 2009                                 BY LAWS SIGNED BY THE

   At El Jardin Restaurant                            ORGANIZATIONAL BOARD

 

DECEMBER 12, 2009                                 2ND ANNUAL CITY LIGHTS

                                                                        CHRISTMAS BUS TOUR

 

FEBRUARY 7, 2010                                                501 (C)3 STATUS AWARDED

                                                                        TO THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

FEBRUARY 8, 2010                                                1ST GRANT AWARDED TO THE

HISTORICAL SOCIETY BY (QUALITY COMMUNITY FOR A

LIFETIME) 2000.00.

 

FEBRUARY 11, 2010                                  MEETING WITH CITY MANAGER (Jerry Flannery)

 

FEBRUARY 19, 2010                                  1ST ELECTION OF BOARD

FOR THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

MARCH 17, 2010                                         COMMERCE CITY HISTORY BOOK

                                                                        PUBLISHED AND RELEASED WITH

                                                                         VARIOUS BOOK SIGNINGS

                                                                        THROUGHOUT THE CITY

                                                                        (Author Debra Bullock)

 

APRIL 25, 2010                                            1st ANNUAL BRUNCH      

 

JUNE 1, 2010                                                            VIDEO HISTORIES PROJECT

 

SEPTEMBER 25, 2010                                3RD ANNUAL PIONEER PICNIC

 

OCTOBER 2010                                           1st EXHIBIT LOCATED AT THE

                                                                        COMMERCE CITY RECREATION

                                                                        CENTER (Veteran’s Memorial History)

 

OCTOBER 25, 2010                                     PRESENTATION TO CITY COUNCIL THEY APPROVED THE USE

OF THE BUILDING AT 7450 HIGHWAY 2 FOR THE COMMERCE CITY MUSEUM

 

DECEMBER, 2010                                      COMMERCE CITY HISTORICAL

                                                                        SOCIETY SIGNED BUILDING LEASE

 

JANUARY 20, 2011                                     LEASE FINALIZED, BUILDING

                                                                        AVAILABLE

 

MAY 1, 2011                                                 2nd ANNUAL BRUNCH

 

MAY 6, 7, 2011                                             1st  GARAGE SALE

 

SEPTEMBER 24, 2011                                4th ANNUAL PIONEER PICNIC

 

OCTOBER 5,6, 2011                                    2ND GARAGE SALE

 

NOVEMBER 17, 2011                                 1st ANNUAL FRIENDS

                                                                        BREAKFAST RECEPTION

 

DECEMBER 17, 2011                                 4th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

                                                                        BUS TOUR

 

JANUARY 20, 2012                                     NEW ELECTION OF BOARD

                                                                        MEMBERS (Tracey Snyder, Kristy

                                                                        Sumner)

 

JANUARY 25, 2012                                     MEETING WITH MAYOR FORD,

                                                                        CITY MANAGER, BRIAN MCBROOM

                                                                        About possible purchase of the Black

                                                                        House, and Dog Track memorabilia

 

APRIL 26, 2012                                            DELIVERY OF THE FIRST

                                                                        COLORING BOOK TO ALL THE 2ND

                                                                        GRADE CLASLSES IN District 14 and

                                                                        27J (within the Commerce City

                                                                        Boundaries)

 

JUNE, 2012                                                   NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE CITY

                                                                        ABOUT THE BLACK PROPERTY

 

JULY 2012                                                    RETRIEVEL OF ITEMS FROM THE

                                                                        MILE HIGH KENNEL CLUB

 

OCTOBER 1, 2012                                       NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE CITY TO

ESTABLISH A HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD          

 

OCTOBER 2012                                           TWO BUILDINGS DONATED TO THE                                                                                     HISTORICAL SOCIETY BY SOUTH

                                                                        ADAMS COUNTY WATER AND

                                                                        SANITATION DISTRICT

 

NOVEMBER 10, 2012                                 DEMOLITION BEGINS ON THE MILE

                                                                        HIGH KENNEL CLUB, CCHS

                                                                        RETRIEVED MEMORABILIA

NOVEMBER 15, 2012                                 RETRIEVEL OF ITEMS FROM THE

                                                                        WATER DEPARTMENT

 

NOVEMBER 20, 2012                                 DEMOLITION STARTS ON THE SACWSD

                                                                        OFFICE BUILDING

 

JUNE 2013                                                    ADAMS CITY HIGH SCHOOL

                                                                        DEMOLITION

 

SEPTEMBER 2013                                      ESTABLISHED THE ACHS HISTORY

                                                                        CLUB

FEBRUARY 2014                                        CCHS ANNUAL MEETING AND NEW

                                                                        BOARD ELECTIONS

 

March 2014                                                    MEETING WITH THE CITY FOR THE

                                                                        CONTER BUILDING

 

April 2014                                                      FINALIZED NEGOTIATIONS FOR

                                                                        THE CONTER BUILDING LEASE

                                                                       

JUNE 2014                                                    MOVED INTO CONTER BUILDING

                                                                        OUR FIRST MUSEUM!

 

SEPT 2014                                                     GRAND OPENING OF THE

                                                                        COMMERCE CITY HERITAGE AND

                                                                        CULTURAL CENTER

 

NOV 2014                                                      JUNE YOUNGER RESIGNS AS

                                                                        BOARD MEMBER

 

MARCH 2015                                               NEGOTIATIONS WITH ADAMS 14

                                                                        TO CREATE A LOCAL HISTORY

                                                                        CLASS WITH ADAMS 14

 

MARCH 2015                                               REBA DROTAR APPOINTED AS

                                                                        BOARD MEMBER

 

FEBRUARY 2015                                        CITY COUNCIL ADOPTED THE

                                                                        HISTORIC PRESERVATION PLAN

 

SEPT 2015                                                     FIRST YEAR ANNIVERSARY – AT MUSEUM

 

SEPT 2016                                                     SECOND ANNIVERSARY – AT MUSEUM

 

JAN 2017                                                       MUSEUM OPENS SIX DAYS PER WEEK