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Victorian Days Walking Tours – Sunday, August 6th 1pm and 3pm, FREE

Join us at 1pm at the Burlingame Railroad Station (290 California Drive) for a tour of the station area and downtown Burlingame (approx. 45 minutes easy walking) and at 3pm at the Easton Branch Library, 1800 Easton Drive, for an … Continue reading

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ART DECO – HOW TO KNOW IT WHEN WE SEE IT – Thursday, May 25th 7pm

Join our special presentation of Art Deco, with guest speaker, Burlingame resident and longtime Planning Commmissioner and architect, Richard Terrones. Examples of Art Deco architecture and details will be shown, including local examples. Presentation begins at 7pm, Lane Room of … Continue reading

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DID YOU KNOW? A Collection of Historical Tidbits

Do you think you know everything about Burlingame and Hillsborough people and places? Think again! Come visit our new exhibit featuring little known, interesting and often quirky facts and trivia related to our city, now, and in the past.

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PROHIBITION IN SAN MATEO COUNTY: Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 Lane Room 2pm: Join Speaker Carmen Blair, Deputy Director of the SM County Historical Association who will give an entertaining, illustrated presentation about Prohibition in San Mateo County, commonly referred to by the 1930s, mobster Sam Termini as the most corrupt county in the state, earning it the reputation as one of the “wettest” in the state during Prohibition!

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Hillsborough: Dinos to Denizons

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27th, Lane Room: Dinosaurs in Hillsborough? Join us for our next quarterly meeting when local resident and former teacher Sally Meakin will present images of nature’s landscaping in Burlingame and Hillsborough from 100 million years ago to 150 … Continue reading

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War Memorial research paper updated- June 2016

Lee Livingston has updated his 2013-14 War Memorial paper to include a new Hillsborough Memorial as of June 2016. Click on PDF to view: June 2016 War memorial update 1

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VICTORIAN DAY TOURS 2016- Sunday, August 7th

Join us (costumed, or not) for this year’s walking tours in conjunction with the San Mateo County Historical Association’s Victorian Day festivities. Burlingame offers two free tours this year: At 1pm we will meet at the Broadway location of Wells … Continue reading

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