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Upcoming Events
ACHS Friends.

Upcoming ACHS Events

The Alameda County Historical Society regularly hosts events that are open to ACHS members and the public. These include quarterly dinners featuring guest speakers on aspects of Alameda County history, and field trips to historically significant sites within Alameda County.

For events sponsored by other historical societies, museums, and organizations in Alameda County,
please see the section below.


Mark your calendars for these upcoming ACHS dinners and excursions!

Note: Advance reservations are required for all events.
For more information, call the Society at (510) 339-2818.


The Extra Ordinary Al Minard
The Extra Ordinary Al Minard
Thursday, October 27, 2016

LEGENDARY LOCALS OF OAKLAND
4:00 - 6:00 P.M.
Speaker: Gene Anderson , Author/Historian

Lakeside Park Garden Center
666 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland 94610

"Oakland has been shaped by the transcontinental railroad, freeways, earthquakes, and its location on the shores of San Francisco Bay. But what makes Oakland such an amazing city are the people who have called Oakland home over the years."

We shall welcome author and historian Gene Anderson who lives in Oakland. He will share stories from his recently published book of some of the extraordinary people who have shaped Oakland from the time of the Peralta family to present day. Mr. Anderson is also a noted leader for Oakland Urban Paths, the Oakland Walking Tours Program and the Oakland Heritage Alliance.
Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: $15 for members - $20 for guests

Reservations and checks are due by Friday, October 21, 2016
Please send your check to Alameda County Historical Society, P.O.Box 13145, Oakland CA 94661.
Questions? Please call Anne Woodell - 510-339-2818

 

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