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History San Jose Spring Tea

April 15, 2017, 11:00am - April 16, 2017, 4:00pm

Enjoy a traditional tea with finger sandwiches and sweets at History Park! Featuring exclusive blends by the Satori Tea Company and served by the players of Silicon Valley Shakespeare. Afterwards, take a curator led tour of HSJ's Fashion to Die For exhibit. Seatings available for 11:00am & 2:00pm Tickets: $40 HSJ Members, $45 Non Members, $50 After March 17th. Contact Juanita Lara for reservations: 408.918.1045 or jlara@historysanjose.org

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Its Inauguration Day, starting a new chapter in American history. Inauguration Day is steeped in tradition and history. See a few of the lesser-known facts about the history of presidential inaugurations in this video from ABC News. abcn.ws/2iYc85c ... See MoreSee Less

Interesting information on when past U.S. presidents took the oath of office and swore to protect and defend the Constitution.

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On this soggy #TBT, checkout this photo from the Wade-Wildhofer Collection at History San Jose showing 2 ladies and their dogs toughing out a flood in San Jose, c.1911. #SanJose #HistorySanJose #rainrain ... See MoreSee Less

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