About the Society

This page updated: May 24, 2014.


The Sheridan Historical Society is an organization created by the City Council of the City of Sheridan in May of 1991. It was incorporated in the State of Colorado as a not for profit corporation.

The purpose of the Society as stated in the Articles of Incorporation is to solicit and encourage contributions to be devoted to the public use in the preservation of historic sites. Further to promote, solicit and encourage charitable, education, historic, artistic, musical and dramatic programs and events related to historic preservation.

The Articles of Incorporation also provide that the Society will seek and maintain tax exempt status according to Section 501(c)(3)of the Internal Revenue Code. And that contributions which may be given will be deductible under Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. The Society is currently recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3)organization.

The Board of Trustees first met in August of 1991. They have met monthly or every other monthly since January of 1992. By laws have been adopted, exempt status obtained and maintained, membership categories have been created, stationary designed, brochures designed, and other projects begun.

Articles of Incorporation in PDF Format [File Size: 456 KB]
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Bylaws of the Society

State of Colorado Charitable Organization Reports

The Society has submitted the following charitable organization registration statements and financial statements to the Colorado Secretary of State

2014 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 104 KB]
2013 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 101 KB]

2013 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 125 KB]
2012 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 109 KB]

2012 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 116 KB]
2011 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 114 KB]

2011 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 122 KB]
2010 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 114 KB]

2010 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 34 KB]
2009 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 34 KB]

2009 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 103 KB]
2008 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 104 KB]

2008 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 115 KB]
2007 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 112 KB]

2007 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 105 KB]
2006 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 108 KB]

2006 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 105 KB]
2005 Finanical Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 110 KB]

2005 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 103 KB]
2004 Finanical Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 101 KB]

2004 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 58 KB]
2003 Financial Statement in PDF Format [Fire Site: 64 KB]

2003 Registration Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 102 KB]
2002 Financial Statement in PDF Format [File Size: 98 KB]


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