heard about the upcoming field trip to the California Historical Society (CHS) on Tuesday, October
25th from 10:30 am – 12pm? They are actually opening the library just
for us! We’re really excited about this
tour and hope you’ll want to explore this one-of-a-kind, San Francisco
historical treasure with us. Register here.
Hanlon, Events Director said, "We're excited about the return of California
Genealogical Society (CGS) field trips and are planning that the upcoming visit
to the California Historical Society will be the first of many opportunities
for our members. This trip will build on our long-standing bonds with the Society, both an early partner in our history and a continuing resource for CGS.”
What’s of particular interest to genealogists?
California Historical Society represents
a rich resource for family history research. Their treasure trove of early
newspapers and periodicals, Gold Rush and Immigration collections which include
diaries, photographs, journals, letters and much more.
What will be covered on the tour?
A staff member will
present a brief lecture and then our group will be given an exclusive viewing
of selected items from their extensive collection.
How do I get there?
is conveniently located near Yerba Buena
Gardens in San Francisco.Travel easily
by BART to the Montgomery Street station or if you prefer to drive, there are plenty of parking options nearby.