The headline alone, of the Mercury News article, is inflammatory, “Sunnyvale apricot orchard could lose trees as Heritage Museum seeks to expand”. “Could lose”? Why not say “could lose trees and have them replaced”? Part of the proposal is to remove and replace all of the affected trees, a maximum ... 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 a candidate to fill a position that is currently open: 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 this capacity, or if you’d like to ... Read More about Volunteer needed for Open Board position
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!
It’s December already, and you have not yet purchased a single gift! – No need to panic: visit the Museum Store for a range of offerings that will make your holiday shopping a breeze! For the readers on your list, we offer a wide selection of titles from non-fiction volumes of local historical ... Read More about Holiday shopping 101