Local History

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...

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...

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+

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!

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...

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...

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.

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