Speakers' Bureau


Staff and volunteers are available to give presentations on topics pertaining to local history at your location. Topics could include:

  • Activities of the San Mateo County Historical Association.
  • Spanish exploration.
  • The Great Estates.
  • The Era of Prohibition.
  • Films from the Archives.
  • Presentations last 20-45 minutes.
  • Honorariums received support the education programs of the San Mateo County Historical Association.
Historic Reenactment

Presenters come in character to talk about local history.

Docent Robert Strode brings to life John C. Fremont. Discover how this soldier and politician influenced the Gold Rush and the role he played in making California the 31st state.

    • Presentations last about an hour.
    • The charge for a historic reenactment is $45.