Discover the Roots of California’s Heartland

The San Joaquin County Historical Museum reveals the fascinating history of the region, from the Yokuts and Miwok through Captain Charles Weber (founder of Stockton and first farmer in the area) and the development of modern agriculture. The Museum has eight exhibition buildings, four historic buildings — including the Charles Weber cottage (1847) and Calaveras School (1866) — and features room dioramas of Weber family furnishings, a children’s gallery, and large displays of hand tools and agricultural equipment.

What's Happening
February 2 Quarterly Dinner and Program: the history of the Lodi News-Sentinel newspaper

Join us for the annual soup supper and a presentation by Marty Weybret on the history of the Lodi News-Sentinel newspaper. The dinner and program will be in the Julia Micke Memorial Building (Micke Grove Regional Park) at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 2. $5 per person. RSVP to Museum office by January 30: (209) 331-2055 or 953-3460.

Historical Society Offices Closed Monday, January 19, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Monday, February 16, for President's Day

The San Joaquin County Historical Society offices will be closed on Monday, January 19, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and on Monday, February 16, for the President's Day holiday.

Special Exhibitions

California Woman Suffrage, a special exhibition January 18-March 15, 2015
"California Woman Suffrage" chronicles women's efforts to secure the right to vote in California, 1870-1911. The exhibition was originally produced by the International Museum of Women and the California History Center Foundation. It is now being toured by the nonprofit Exhibit Envoy.

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