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May 12, 7pm, Lane Room. Join us for a look at pivotal and trivial news stories that have shaped Burlingame over the past century. Free and open to the public.

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Facebook followers contribute pics

Some of members and Facebook followers have sent in some of their family photos in conjunction with our Growing Up in Burlingame museum exhibit: Here are the 3 photos with captions…                   … Continue reading

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GROWING UP IN BURLINGAME – New exhibit opens April 3, 2016

Come visit our New Exhibit “Growing Up in Burlingame”, featuring images of Burlingame children from various eras, 1890s-2016. Open the first Sunday of each Month 1-4pm. Free (closed in July). poster-growing up in bgame

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Progress in the El Camino Tree saga

After what has seemed like years, it looks as if the City of Burlingame through its Public Works Director Syed Murtuza has negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Caltrans officials to pilot a 36 month (update: in June 2016, Sacramento … Continue reading

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Burlingame has a Town Crier!

Hear Ye. Hear Ye. Burlingame has its own town crier. How many cities on the Peninsula have an official town crier? It appears that there in only one— Burlingame. His name is Richard Aptekar (aka Allan Richards) and he is … Continue reading

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Come Play Burlingame Jeopardy! (Annual Meeting)

  THE BURLINGAME HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS: BURLINGAME JEOPARDY! Play along, win prizes and have fun on Sunday, February 28th at 2pm, when we will use images from our permanent collection to test the audience’s sleuthing ability while discovering Burlingame past … Continue reading

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Have you ever wondered how and when the real estate market got so hot? Enjoy an evening of Real Estate History, with three of Burlingame’s most entertaining realtors.

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