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May 28, 2020, 11:30 ET California Historical Society Launches Online Gallery Featuring COVID-19 Stories

We are living through an extraordinary moment, a crisis of historic proportions. As the official historical society of the State of California, the...


Sep 03, 2019, 13:55 ET Alicia L. Goehring Named Executive Director & CEO Of The California Historical Society

The California Historical Society (CHS) has announced the appointment of Alicia L. Goehring as its new Executive Director & CEO, beginning August 26, ...


Dec 08, 2017, 13:34 ET California Historical Society Lights Up the Old U.S. Mint for Major Gala Celebrating The Honorable George P. Shultz

The California Historical Society (CHS) today announced it will host a major Gala dinner celebrating The Honorable George P. Shultz at the Old U.S....


Oct 19, 2017, 15:43 ET Who Tells Your Story? California Historical Society Exhibitions Link Colonial Histories On The East And West Coasts

The California Historical Society (CHS) is bringing the complex story of Alexander Hamilton to San Francisco, this time as part of a four-month...


Aug 23, 2017, 12:30 ET $5 Million State Grant to Help Transform K-12 History Education in California

Efforts to transform K-12 history education in California have received a major boost with Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) announcing a $5 ...


Aug 19, 2015, 05:54 ET 1915 Ford Model T Ends Cross-Country Trip in San Francisco Just as it Happened 100 Years Ago in Celebration of the 1915 World's Fair

In celebration of the Centennial of the Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) and a century of road travel across America, the Historic...


Jul 17, 2015, 07:30 ET California Historical Society and Historypin Launch Online Exhibit Inviting the Public to Showcase Rare, Never Before Seen Photos That Celebrate the Memories and Personal Stories From the 1915 World's Fair

The California Historical Society and Historypin are inviting 1915 World's Fair enthusiasts and the public to share their personal photographs and...


Feb 21, 2015, 10:00 ET Thousands of Bay Area Residents Take a Trip Back in Time to the Palace of Fine Arts, Celebrating the Centennial of 1915 World's Fair

Thousands of people -- families, history buffs and admirers of the Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) – celebrated the 100th anniversary...


Oct 21, 2014, 12:38 ET Newly Released Multimedia eBook Brings the Amazing Beauty, History and Stories of Yosemite to a New Generation of Readers and Enthusiasts

To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant, which established the nation's first protected wilderness, the California Historical...


Oct 14, 2014, 08:49 ET Manuscript Examining Twelve Elections that Shaped and Reshaped California Announced as Winner of 2014 California Historical Society Book Award

The California Historical Society (CHS) and Heyday have announced the winner of the 2014 California Historical Society Book Award, selecting Game...


Sep 29, 2014, 09:31 ET California Historical Society Announces New Trustees Elected to Serve on Board of Directors

The California Historical Society (CHS) announced the appointment of three new members to its board of trustees. The new trustees, in addition to the ...


Sep 09, 2014, 08:30 ET September is All About Film at the California Historical Society With Four Film Screenings Showcasing the Storied Beauty, Complexity and Richness of Yosemite

The California Historical Society is featuring a full month of special daytime and evening events and activities, including four film screenings...


Aug 07, 2014, 08:30 ET Yosemite in the City: Don't Miss Diverse Summer Programming at California Historical Society as Part of Yosemite: A Storied Landscape Exhibition

Don't miss daytime and evening events, presentations, educational programs and family activities that bring the beauty and history of Yosemite to the ...


Jul 10, 2014, 09:53 ET California Historical Society Diverse Summer Programming and New Exhibition Bring the History and Wonder of Yosemite to San Francisco

The California Historical Society launches new daytime and evening programs that bring the beauty and history of Yosemite to San Francisco....


Jun 10, 2014, 08:45 ET California Historical Society Brings the Tales of Yosemite to the City with Exhibition Featuring Amazing Artifacts, Stories and Events from one of California's Awe-Inspiring Treasures

In Yosemite, a cultural landscape of profound natural beauty, we find stories that are utterly surprising, funny, poignant, revealing, and sometimes...