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Phone:  916-685-8115

E-Mail:  eghs@elkgrovehistoricalsociety.com

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 562, Elk Grove, CA 95759

We are located at 9941 East Stockton Boulevard, adjacent to the west entrance of Elk Grove Regional Park. Heritage Park gives visitors the experience of  looking into the past and the rich history of the city of Elk Grove. The Park grounds consists of the 1950 Elk Grove House & Stage Stop Museum, the 1853 Foulks House Museum, the 1912 San Joaquin Township Justice Court and Jail Museum, the old style Blacksmith Shop, the Dennis Buscher Plaza, bathroom facilities and lawns. The park is open for FREE tours every first Saturday of each month from noon to 4:00 pm or upon request.

For more detail on subjects, scroll the menu to the  right

COMING and CURRENT EVENTS

A quick summary of future events

(Please scroll down to see various events. Some attendance may require purchasing tickets in advance)

To your right is a menu that contains a lot of information related to the Historical Society. Please note “History” which contains many subjects of history interest.

  • There will be NO First Saturday Tours of the Museum through the end of February 2021. The next tour is scheduled for return on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Noon to 4:00 pm.
  • There will been NO General meeting sessions through February 2021. The next general meeting with a speaker is scheduled for return on Monday, March 15, 2021.
  • The board will continue to meet every second Monday of the month at 3:00 pm through February of 2021, but it will be in a virtual ZOOM meeting. If you are interested in attending, please contact President Ken Miller at home at (916) 896-1710 to be added to the ZOOM list. We plan on retuning to normal gathering meetings when we are allowed to.
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2021 Spring Tea

“Strawberry Blossom Teatime”

The historical society has every intention of holding our annual Spring Tea this May in 2021.

Saturday, May 8, 2021

noon to 3:00 pm

9941 East Stockton Boulevard, Elk Grove, 95624

(At the museum at the West entrance to the Elk Grove Park)

Ticket purchase available online

March 1, 2021

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YARD SALE

June 17, 18, 19, 20 (Thursday-Sunday)

8:00 am to 2:00 pm every day

Last year we held our huge Yard Sale, and it was a tremendous success. We don’t know what health recommendations will be required to enter this June, but we believe the ones we followed last year, which we will repeat if necessary, should continue to keep everyone safe.

It is not too early to start cleaning out your closets, cupboards, attics, and garages to select treasures you no longer use or need and set aside for donating to this big 4-day sale.  This frees up room for you and allows continue support for the historical museum.

We truly appreciate what ever you decide to share. Thank you.

DONATION INFORMATION

We request usable items in good condition, nothing broken or with missing pieces, and clean clothing. Items you might find to donate include kitchen & tableware; bed, bath & table linens & towels; furniture; wearable clothing & shoes; small appliances; books, DVDs, CDs, vinyl records; artwork & frames; décor items; crafts & holiday decorations; children’s toys & games; bicycles & scooters; patio furniture; yard & garden equipment. 

Items we cannot accept include TV’s, computers, monitors, printers, stereo’s, mattresses, bed pillows, baby car seats or strollers, couches, overstuffed chairs, or particle board furniture such as IKEA furniture. We cannot vouch for the condition of some items and some we are not allowed to sell.

We will be open to accept donations at the museum only on the weekends (Saturday-Sunday) on….

May 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, and June 5-6

8:00 am to noon each day.

You will receive an in-kind donation receipt you may use for tax purposes. Arrangements can be made for the week of May 24th to May 28 to have large items like pieces of furniture picked up at your location by calling Dennis Buscher at (916) 479-2158. 

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