Welcome to History San José

Welcome to History San José (HSJ), Silicon Valley’s largest and most comprehensive historical organization. We preserve and enrich the cultural heritage of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley through research, collections, partnerships, educational programs and events. Read more...

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Happy #NationalCameraDay! Celebrate by snapping some pictures of San Jose for the 2016 This IS San Jose photo contest and help capture the uniqueness and diversity of San Jose! For details, visit: www.thisissanjose.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Check out some of the sights and sounds from our Valley of Heart's Delight event in this fantastic short video from Jared Frazer and Tribute SF. #valley2016 #historyparksj ... See MoreSee Less

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Only ONE WEEK until Members-Only 4th of July event! HSJ Members can enjoy the Park's large BBQ and picnic tables, take a ride on the historic trolley, courtesy of California Trolley & Railroad Corporation, and enjoy a private view of the fireworks, courtesy of the San Jose Giants. To become a new Member or renew your membership, follow this link: bit.ly/1UcEwNu #historysanjose #historyparksj #historysanjose ... See MoreSee Less

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