Local History

Book Club: The McGlincy Killings in Campbell by Tobin Gilman

 
4/24/18
 
Free
 
Recycle Bookstore

Tobin Gilman will be discussing The McGlincy Killings in Campbell, California: An 1896 Unsolved Mystery.

Recycle Book Club meets once a month (sometimes twice) here at Recycle Bookstore to discuss a book-of-the-month, like all book clubs do. The difference...

History Happy Hour: On the Trail of the Campbells

 
3/23/18
 
$15
 
Ainsley House

March's History Happy Hour will follow Benjamin Campbell and many other members of the Campbell family during their 1846 westward migration into Santa Clara Valley. Historian and museum staff-member, Barney Terrell, will explore the family's journey and highlight the legacy...

Ainsley House Spring Exhibition Reception

 
3/4/18
 
Free
 
Ainsley House

Join us for the opening reception of the Ainsley House's exhibit season in downtown Campbell! This free event includes a look at both spring exhibitions: Looking Down/Looking Back and Dressed in Context.

History Happy Hour: History of the Ohlone

 
2/16/18
 
$15
 
Ainsley House

Lecturer and ethnohistorian Alan Leventhal will discuss the history of the Ohlone in the Bay Area at our first History Happy Hour of 2018! Leventhal will also discuss significant events in Ohlone timeline including the current struggle for tribal recognition from the government.

Campbell Avenue History Walk

 
12/16/17
 
Free
 
Blue Line Pizza

Our fifth history walk will follow Campbell Avenue down a few blocks while explaining the civic and social importance of many of the still-standing buildings, used and built in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The walk will begin with...

Campbell Avenue History Walk

 
11/18/17
 
Free
 
Blue Line Pizza

Our next Campbell Avenue History Walk will be held on Saturday, November 18th at 10 AM by the walnut tree next to Blue Line Pizza.

Historian and museum staff member Barney Terrell will lead a discussion of Campbell Avenue's...

Key Ingredients: Exhibit Opening

 
11/12/17
 
Free
 
Campbell Historical Museum

Campbell Museums is proud to present Key Ingredients, a new exhibit at the Campbell Historical Museum. This exhibit is an interactive, engaging exhibit for visitors of all ages. The exhibit focuses on the history of food throughout six decades, primarily...

Campbell Avenue History Walk

 
10/21/17
 
Free
 
Blue Line Pizza

For our next Campbell Avenue History Walk, historian and museum staff member, Barney Terrell, will lead a discussion of Campbell Avenue's historic buildings, architecture, and the people who owned these structures.

This event is free and open to anyone...

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