IOOF building turns 118, celebrates year on National Register

Horse-drawn wagon passes in front of the IOOF building.

Reprinted from the May 1, 1897 edition of the Meeker Herald MEEKER I Last Monday was a great day for Meeker Odd Fellows, as it will mark an important epoch in the history of the local society. The day was the 78th anniversary of the establishment of the fraternal order of Odd Fellowship in this […]

Meeker’s IOOF building turns 118; on National Register for one year

The front door of Mountain Valley Bank and a plaque denoting that the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

MEEKER I The building that now houses Mountain Valley Bank in Meeker has a long and colorful past, having started out as the home of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge, Valentine Lodge No. 47. Now, 118 years later, it serves as the home of the bank. It had several other identities between times.

History Colorado slated for May 28

MEEKER | History Colorado will be in Meeker on May 28 at Mountain Valley Bank for a roundtable presentation on the state historical fund and to recognize the International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) hall’s (now Mountain Valley Bank) recognition on the National Register of Historic Places.