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Walking Tour-Redwood City: Historic Union Cemetery

Historic Union Cemetery Association Board members will lead the tour. The Historic Union Cemetery first opened in 1859 on a six-acre triangle of land just outside of downtown Redwood City. ...

FREE

Walking Tour-Woodside: Folger Stable

Starting at the picnic tables near the parking lot, tour the Folger Estate Stable Historic District at Wunderlich Park. Learn about the history of the main stable, Carriage House, Chinese...

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Walking Tour-South San Francisco

The South San Francisco Public Library History Room will share architectural details about historic buildings along Grand Avenue.  We will see the hotel that housed the earliest workers in the...

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Walking Tour-Colma: Italian Cemetery

Join the Colma Historical Association for a one-hour walk through the Italian Cemetery starting at the cemetery office. You’ll learn about its founding, the stories of some of its famous...

FREE

Walking Tour-Menlo Park

Menlo Park Historical Association (MPHA) Historian, Bo Crane, along with other members of the MPHA Board, will lead participants to historical sites in one of Menlo Park’s oldest sections start...

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Walking Tour-Burlingame

The Burlingame Historical Society tour will describe the planting of the eucalyptus and elm trees that gave Burlingame its distinctive look, as well as the building in 1892 of a...

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Walking Tour-Colma: Cypress Lawn

A docent-led trolley excursion around a beautiful arboretum and outdoor museum of mausoleums and memorials to the famous pioneers of San Francisco and California. Refreshments to follow the tour. As...

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Walking Tour-San Bruno

Join San Mateo County Historical Association President Mitch Postel in an exploration of San Bruno’s historic business district. Starting at the intersection of San Mateo Avenue and El Camino, the...

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Walking Tour-Millbrae

Join Millbrae Historical Society member Joe Teresi on a walking tour of historic sites of Millbrae.  The two-mile looped walk will feature stops to view and discuss the oldest house...

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Walking Tour-San Mateo

Explore the fascinating architecture of San Mateo’s National Register eligible Downtown Historic District. Comprising 40 individual buildings, the historic district reflects important themes in the city’s growth and development, including...

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