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The Archives of Washington Township, Alameda County, California

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Museum of Local History

The Museum of Local History is located at 190 Anza Street, Fremont, California.  It is a non-profit all volunteer group of people dedicated to researching and preserving the diverse history of Washington Township (Today the cities of Fremont, Union City and Newark).  This web site is an introduction to the content and capabilities of the museum and a welcome for you to visit us when you're in the area.

Information about the Museum
The museum, its location, and becoming a member.

A brief history of Washington Township, Alameda County, California
From the prehistoric to the present, learn about Washington Township, Alameda County California.

Museum Projects
Pictures and postcards of Washington Township, "Poppy Nymph," Landmark Trees, John C. Fremont, etc.

Local History Sites
Historic buildings, areas and people.

Local Links
Community sites.

1868 Earthquake
Information on the "Great Quake."

Published Documents
Information from the Museum in .pdf documents."

Museum Schedule

Museum hours are 10:00AM to 4:00PM on the days denoted in red.
Open days in red.

"Images of America, Centerville, Fremont"

Centerville, fremont California book photo

by Phil Holmes and Jill Singleton

"Images of America, Union City

Images of America,Union City Book photo

by Timothy Swenson

"Broncho Billy & the Essanay Film Company"

by David Kiehn

"Images of America, Irvington, Fremont

Niles, Fremont Book photo

by Phil Holmes & Jill Singleton

Other Books Available from the Museum

Send mail to info@museumoflocalhistory.org for questions on the Museum of Local History.
Send mail to web@museumoflocalhistory.org with questions or comments about this web site.
© 2002 by the Museum of Local History

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