As a member of the Alameda County Historical Society, you will:
- Receive the Alameda County Historical Society Quarterly, a newsletter featuring original articles on various aspects of Alameda County history, book reviews, notices of upcoming activities, and more.
- Join other members at quarterly dinners featuring presentations on aspects of Alameda County history. Recent guest speakers have included Malcolm Margolin, on Alameda County's Native American Indians; David Kiehn, on Bronco Billy's Essanay Fim Company; Betty Marvin, on renowned architect Julia Morgan; William Wong, on the history of Oakland's Chinatown; Woody Minor, on the City of Alameda; and Mary Ellen Butler, on parks visionary, William Penn Mott, Jr.
- Participate in field trips to such destinations as the Niles Canyon Railway, Ardenwood Farm, the USS Potomac, Mission San Jose, the Shinn House, the Tribune Tower, and the Pardee Home.
- Receive keepsake publications produced by the Society, such as The Chinese Laborers of Lake Chabot, The Peraltas and Their Houses, and Historical Sketches of Southern Alameda County.
- Support the ACHS Landmark Plaque Program, which honors historical sites throughout Alameda County.
- Assist in the ongoing preservation of the Joaquin Miller Abbey, a National Historic Landmark located in the Oakland Hills.
- Have the opportunity to join others in becoming a volunteer with ACHS to further its goals and programs.
How You Can Join ACHS
To become a member of ACHS, print this Membership Form, fill out, and mail with your check (payable to ACHS) to:
Alameda County Historical Society
P.O. Box 13145
Oakland, CA 94661