Category Archives: What’s New?

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. Advertisements

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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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THE BIGGEST NEWS YOU NEVER KNEW!

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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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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