by Margarete Minar One of the main purposes for the proposed museum extension is to house a permanent exhibit on a National Defense and Reconnaissance Exhibit and “the Blue Cube”, but what is “the Blue Cube”? More importantly, what is so special about it that the museum wants to create ... Read More about What is the “Blue Cube”?
Earlier this week the Mercury News published an article about the possible threat to the trees in the orchard next to Heritage Park Museum, Sunnyvale’s history museum. The mission of the Sunnyvale Historical Society and Museum Association (SHSMA) is preservation of Sunnyvale history, including this ... Read More about A Continuing Commitment to Preserve the Heritage Orchard
Do you remember the 250-acre city-owned park, located on Skyline Boulevard, 4.5 miles south of Highway 9? It was purchased in 1958 for $50,000 and existed until 1977 when it was sold to Santa Clara County for $366,000. The money from the sale went toward the purchase of open space within the city ... Read More about Do You Remember?
The Board of Directors is looking for candidates to fill two Board positions that are currently open: Board Secretary and Planner for the speaker series (planning and organizing speakers for our three General Meetings, in consultation with the Board). If you have an interest to serve in either ... Read More about Volunteers needed for Open Board positions
September 28th marked eleven years since the museum was first opened, and the Sunnyvale Historical Society celebrated in style! Even before the party started at 11:00am, visitors were streaming in through the open gates and enjoying the offerings. A number of ensembles provided a variety of musical ... Read More about What an Anniversary Party!