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Who We Are

The Three Rivers Historical Society is made up of dedicated volunteers who are preserving the history of the Southwest Valley in the greater Phoenix area. The cities of Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson have grown at the confluence of the Agua Fria, Salt and Gila rivers.
We offer meetings and public exhibits - collect artifacts, photos and rare documents - and have an active program to record oral and written personnal and family histories. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month - except June and July - at 3 PM. featuring an informative presentation on Southwest Valley history.
No meeting in December - Happy Holidays
Next meeting, January 19
Please plan to join us in January, when our speaker will be Frank Ross, Avondale native, and local lawyer and novelist.

The meeting will be at our normal timne and location - the Goodyear Library Community Room - on Tuesday January 19 at 3 PM

Society Newsletter
Download the October-November-December 2015 issue featuring articles on:
  • Goody-bye Beeline Drag Strip
  • Silvestre S. Herrera - War Hero
  • The Volunteer Fire Department
  • Avondale Elementary School - A School for Pioneers
  • A Glimpse into the Early Life of Marty Robbins
  • The Final Inspection
  • Annual Membership Reminder
  • Letters to the Editor

You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view our newsletters. Download it for free.
Join the Society

Please attend one of our meetings to learn about the Society and what we have to offer.
You can also download our Membership Flyer
Previous Newsletters, History Books, Documents (new feature)

You can now view Meeting Minutes and Monthly Financial Reports at our Reports page. (Starting 2015)

You can also download our Previous Issues and also view information about area photo history books
Contact Us

Register for our email list. You'll receive a reminder for each meeting with information about the presentation, and also our Quarterly newsletter.

Our Mailing address is:
    Three Rivers Historical Society, P.O. Box 7251, Goodyear AZ 85338

Society information is available by phone at 623-386-1397