The only remaining evidence of the largest settlement between Santa Fe, New Mexico and Los Angeles in 1840. The site includes a cemetery and reconstructed chapel with museum displays. California Historic Landmark #121.
Cemetery, History, Historical Society
The Colma Historical Association is a non-profit, membership supported organization dedicated to the preserving, protecting and promoting of the unique history of Colma, its 17 cemeteries (including a pet cemetery) and artifacts of the early days of the community. It's motto is "It's great to be alive in Colma".
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Natural History, Specialized
The Fresno Historical Society Archives welcomes the use of its collections. The mission of an Archives includes two equally important components. In addition to providing access to primary source material for study and research, an Archives is a repository that is charged with the preservation of primary source materials of all kinds.
Santa Monica, California
Anthropology, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
La Señora Research Institute's focus is on research and education. It begins with our scholars as we document the Rancho Era of Early California under Spain, Mexico and the United States, especially as it relates to the 1839 Mexican Land Grant Rancho Boca de Santa Monica where our José Mojica Hacienda and the Pascual Marquez Family Cemetery are located.
Santa Cruz, California
Art, Cemetery, History
The Museum of Art & History @ the McPherson Center is a non-profit educational institution that promotes a greater understanding of contemporary art and the history of Santa Cruz County through its exhibitions, collections, and programs for the benefit of residents and visitors to Santa Cruz County.
Angels Camp, California
Cemetery, Children's, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Altaville Schoolhouse, located in the settlement of that name in Calaveras County, California, is one of the best preserved of the proverbial one-room little red schoolhouses in California. Built of brick in 1858 and actively used until 1950, the little school witnessed the instruction of hundreds of children from the Mother Lode region.
Cemetery, History, Historic House, Military
Old city hall, located at 311 First Street, was saved from destruction, and refurbished for the Veteran's Memorial Museum and Memorial Wall. This project was built by volunteers with donations from the community, local businesses, and developers.