Tagged: Local History

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...

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.

125th Annual Campbell Early Settlers Celebration

 
2/20/17
 
 
Campbell Community Center

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

"COME CELEBRATE CAMPBELL'S HERITAGE DAY"

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

Campbell’s Roots at Campbell Library

 
7/22/15
 
Free
 
Campbell Library

Campbell Library invites you to join Kerry Perkins, History Museum Specialist, and take a step into Campbell’s fascinating past. This talk is part of our local history series. Kerry will take you through how Benjamin Campbell founded the community as...

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...

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...

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: Mt. Umunhum + Almaden Air Force Station

 
3/24/17
 
$15
 
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+

Frontier Village Night at the Campbell Library

 
8/19/15
 
Free
 
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...

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...

Santa Clara Valley Archives Crawl at the Campbell Museum

 
10/22/16
 
 
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...

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...

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

 
12/16/15
 
Free
 
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.

Historic Plaques Installed in Downtown Campbell

Campbell, CA

May is National Historic Preservation Month. As part of the celebration, there are five new plaques on some of Downtown Campbell's most historic buildings. Sized 17" by 11", they were installed Monday, April 30, 2013 by Brett Stollenwerk, Barry Shilman,...

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...

History Happy Hour: Football & Technology

 
1/27/17
 
 
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...