Grand County Historical Association launches membership drive |

Grand County Historical Association launches membership drive

Shanna Ganne, executive director of the Grand County Historical Association, speaks at the Taste of History event at the Headwaters Center earlier this year.
McKenna Harford /

Grand County Historical Association has launched an October membership drive. The association is offering a $5 discount to new members as part of an initiative to boost membership.

According to a release from the association, this is its 45th year as a group that has worked to preserve Grand County history through four museums, archive preservation and educational programs for children and adults.

The association said the museums see 4,000 visitors a year and offer free admission to all Grand County students.

The association receives 32% of its funding from events, 17% from grants, 17% from admissions and gift shop sales, 13% from donations, 12% from investments and 9% from memberships, according to the release.

With the October discount, membership costs $30 and includes admission to all museums, educational programming and events, quarterly newsletters and discounted admission to fundraising events.

To become a member of the historical association, go to or stop by one of the four museums.

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