In 1966 at the invitation of Mayor Norma Yocum and Fred Turner, a group of twenty-one long-time Alhambra residents and civic leaders met for the purpose of form
ing an organization to be known as The Alhambra Historical Society, Inc. Norma Yocum was elected the first president. They proceeded with the business necessary to officially form a group dedicated to the acquisition and preservation of documents, artifacts and historical records of the City of Alhambra and its residents. The Society commemorates historical events and honors persons who have played a part of Alhambra's history.