Author Archives: RussC.

Birth of a Country Club Community

Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 1pm:  Please Join us for Burlingame’s addition to the annual San Mateo County Historical Association Victorian Days Walking Tours This tour will describe the planting of the eucalyptus and elm trees that gave Burlingame its distinctive … Continue reading

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Air West, Regan and the Downfall of Howard Hughes

SPRING QUARTERLY PRESENTATION: Tuesday, May 24, 2022  7-8pm via ZOOM Join us as Hillsborough’s former mayor, 12-year council member and 10-year school board member, Paul Regan talks about hisDavid and Goliath memoir: The Forensic, and of how he, as a young CPA, took down … Continue reading

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ANNUAL PRESENTATION available for viewing on line:  

This was a presentation given on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at the Lions Club Hall (990 Burlingame Ave. It included 1:45 election of officers: “Tales from Auto Row” We were excited to hold our first in-person meeting in two years. … Continue reading

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What’s Your Story?

A look back at what life was like in Burlingame via members of the Burlingame Historical Society reading passages from several sources as inspiration

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Click here to watch our recorded presentation: New Places for Old Homes

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An historic move

On Thursday, September 17th, the James R. and Jessie Murphy residence was successfully moved in two sections from 1128 Douglas Avenue, over the Oak Grove Avenue railroad crossing, to its new home at 524 Oak Grove Avenue, where it will … Continue reading

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Sunday, August 5-VICTORIAN DAYS WALKING TOURS in conjunction with SM County Historical Association

The Burlingame Historical Society will be conducting 3 free walking tours at approx. 45 min. to 1 hour each: 1 pm Choose between a new architectural tour of downtown (meet at train station) or a tour of Broadway (meet in … Continue reading

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