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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 1912 San Joaquin Township Justice Court and Jail, the 1853 Foulks House, the 1884 Reese school, 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.

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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)

 

 

December – December – December

Christmas Time

 

An Old Fashion Christmas

Every weekend in December: 6,7,8 & 13,14,15 & 20,21,22

Fridays: 6-8 pm, Saturdays: noon-8 pm, Sundays: noon-5 pm

At the Museum at 9941 East Stockton Blvd., E.G., 95624

Tour eight decorated rooms and enjoy many children’s activities. $5 per person, Santa comes only on Saturday and Sunday. Santa takes a break on Saturday (4-6pm) to feed his reindeer. Professional photos available for $20.

Happy New Year!!!!!!!!

2020 – 2020 – 2020 – 2020 – 2020 – 2020

JANUARY – JANUARY – JANUARY

Speaker Presentation:

Pioneering Families and Their Ranches

by Tom Mahon, Dave Chalmers, & Dave Carli

Monday, January 20th at 6:30 pm

Our next General meeting Presentation will be about the “History of Hops” in our area. Tom and Dave are both from long time ago pioneering families and have extensive knowledge as hops were grown on and around their properties.

Both presently grow hops on their property and the Mahon Ranch is known for the huge “Mahon Ranch Hop & Brew Fest” every year in September on their ranch on Grantline Road.

Come listen the story and history of hops that were and is returning to the Elk Grove community.

The presentation is about an hour long and will be on Monday, January 20th at 6:30 pm at our usual place, the Presbyterian Church at 8153 Elk Grove Boulevard, Suite 50. Its almost across from the Falls Event Center, turn north on to Big Horn and it’s behind the Chevron Station. Its a FREE event and the public is invited. We have cookies and water.

FEBRUARY – FEBRUARY – FEBRUARY

Speaker Presentation:

Authentic Early California History

by Michael Harris

Monday, February 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Michael has been involved in history for many years and displayed and spoke at our Early California Days event held each March. He will be speaking on many unknown and interesting facts that shaped the early parts of our country.

The presentation is about an hour long and will be on Monday, February 17th at 6:30 pm at our usual place, the Presbyterian Church at 8153 Elk Grove Boulevard, Suite 50. Its almost across from the Falls Event Center, turn north on to Big Horn and it’s behind the Chevron Station. Its a FREE event and the public is invited. We have cookies and water.

MARCH – MARCH – MARCH – MARCH

Speaker Presentation:

“Re-enactors and Living History in the Civil War”

by Wayne Gallup

Monday, March 16th at 6:30 pm

Our next General meeting Presentation will be about early history Re-enacting. Long time local resident Wayne Gallup has spent over ten years recreating characters around the July 1863 time period in Gettysburg, Virginia.

It takes a lot of study to create a period correct character and then amass the appropriate clothing, arms, and paraphernalia. He will take us back and share with us what he did through the entire process. This will be a very interesting presentation. Come join us.

The presentation is about an hour long and will be on Monday, March 16th at 6:30 pm at our usual place, the Presbyterian Church at 8153 Elk Grove Boulevard, Suite 50. Its almost across from the Falls Event Center, turn north on to Big Horn and it’s behind the Chevron Station. Its a FREE event and the public is invited. We have cookies and water.

More information coming soon on …………

Early California Days

March 28-29, 2020