Category Archives: San Mateo County History Museum

La Peninsula: How Maverick's Works by Montara resident Bruce Jenkins

& The Many Sides of Pigeon Point by JoAnne Semones Review by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, I was just reading the Winter issue of “La Peninsula,” the Journal of the San Mateo Historical Association. The cover and … Continue reading

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Hot New Mavericks Exhibit Will Make You Feel Like You're Surfing…

…When, in fact, you’re standing in a historic Redwood City courthouse 40-feet up from the street outside. Mitch Postel, top man at the San Mateo County History Mueum in Redwood City, explains: Dear June, ……Next up is a permanent exhibit … Continue reading

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Purisima, The Town That Could Have Been Half Moon Bay: Part I

Purisima, The Town That Could Have Been Half Moon Bay: Part I (Town of Purisima, circa 1870s, as depicted in the book, “The Illustrated History of San Mateo County,” Moore & DePue, publishers [1878]; reissued by Gilbert Richards Productions, Woodside, … Continue reading

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New Book by County Museum Director Mitch Postel

I’ve known Mitch Postel, executive director of the San Mateo County History Museum in Redwood City since “we were kids.” Initially I met Mitch when he was the fundraiser for the museum when it was located at the College of … Continue reading

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County History Museum–Redwood City

What our own County History Museum located in Redwood City’s historic courthouse will soon look like: 777 Hamilton St, Redwood City 650.299.0104

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