Local History

History Happy Hour: Mt. Umunhum + Almaden Air Force Station

Ainsley House

Come hear lecturer, Basim Jaber, tell the amazing history of this Bay Area landmark. Basim has researched the history and geography of Mt. Umunhum and the Almaden Air Force Station since 2006. This program is intended for those ages 21+

125th Annual Campbell Early Settlers Celebration

Campbell Community Center

Come out and join the the oldest California community celebration, second only to the Rose Parade!


The public is invited to the 125th Anniversary Meeting of the Campbell Early Settlers & Community Gathering!

History Happy Hour: Football & Technology

Ainsley House

January's History Happy Hour is “Football and Technology: The Essence of the Bay Area” with speaker, Ted Atlas.

Ted Atlas will discuss the two parallel timelines: history of technology in the area and the history of football. The two...

Santa Clara Valley Archives Crawl at the Campbell Museum

Campbell Historical Museum

Join the Campbell Historical Museum and Ainsley House during the first Santa Clara Valley Archive Crawl on Saturday, October 22, 2016 and learn more.

On this day, when you visit any of the two museums and any of the...

Local Stories from the Great War, 1914-1918 at Campbell Library

Campbell Library

Come to the Campbell Library and hear the stories of how Santa Clara County soldiers, including Campbell’s renowned Ainsley family, served during WWI and learn about the Great War’s effects on our local community.

Frontier Village Night at the Campbell Library

Campbell Library

If you remember Frontier Village, then you remember the Silicon Valley that was. You remember a place that hadn't yet made the words "Internet Time" a household word. You also remember a truly unique theme park whose closing was a...