Category Archives: What’s New?

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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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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