January 8, 2020

The Campbell Museums has a new visitor educational orientation video on view at the Campbell Historical Museum.  The video was created and produced by Fixed Heart Films and made possible by a generous grant to the Campbell Museum Foundation from the Farrington Historic...

October 30, 2019

Campbell Museums’ Art Show, 2020: Joy

The Campbell Museums’ Art Show is held every 2 years, with 2020 being the inaugural show!

The theme for 2020 is “Joy,” and is open to the artist’s interpretation.  

Artists must be local to Santa Clara County. 2D art preferred (p...

August 28, 2019

This post explores the life of Benjamin O. Curry, a successful real estate mogul in Campbell's early history.

July 27, 2019

Follow along to find three local history books that are worth the read this summer!

October 29, 2017

Several important, dedicated and determined women have lived in Campbell throughout the decades. This blog post explores two women who lived and worked in Campbell so much so that Campbell would not be the same without them.

Louisa Weitzenberg (1861 - 1950)


September 30, 2017

This month’s blog posts highlights a few of Santa Clara County’s ghost towns: Holy City, Lexington, and Alma. Read on for some extended history about these towns that no longer exist but have plenty of stories to tell.

August 29, 2017

Wondering how to best preserve your family photographs in 2017? Here are 3 tips for preserving photographs.

July 29, 2017

Have you ever wondered about the history of businesses once located on Campbell Avenue? In this blog post, we explore the origins of the Busy Bee Restaurant.

June 29, 2017

Why is local history important for the community? We highlight three reasons in this blog post.

May 29, 2017

Did you know that nearly 25 men with ties to Santa Clara County were engaged at the Battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War? Read about two of them here!

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