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Victorian Days walking tours – Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Join the Burlingame Historical Society for Victorian Day Tours, SUNDAY, AUGUST 4th –FREE, no reservations required! Entertainment Burlingame Style: 1 pm – 1:45 pm. Meet at the Burlingame Avenue railroad station (290 California Drive) and explore entertainment around the turn-of-the-century … Continue reading

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GUITTARD: 150 Years of Crafting Chocolate Perfection

Please join the Burlingame Historical Society on Monday February 25th at 6:45pm in the Lane Room of the Burlingame Public Library for our Annual Election, followed at 7pm by our special guest speaker, Amy Guittard, who will share the rich … Continue reading

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Anson Burlingame Bust Unveiled in Library

On Friday, November 16, 2018, we helped unveil the new Anson Burlingame bust and local history area in the Burlingame library. We created a new exhibit for the event– “Anson Burlingame: The California Connection”, that is on loan to the … Continue reading

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GATES HOUSE GONE (1901-2018)

For the first time in over a century, the iconic “witches hat” on the Gates home is no longer visible from afar; the structure has been demolished. Talks with the owner about restoring/ repurposing the damaged structure were unfortunately not … Continue reading

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ANNUAL MEETING and ELECTIONS : Sunday, Feb. 25th 1:45 Lane Room

ANNUAL PROGRAM FOLLOWS AT 2pm Presenting- JAMES THOMAS MULLANE: I. MAGNIN & CO. – A STORE TO REMEMBER I. Magnin-A Store to Remember-FEB-2018-large poster

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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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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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