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2017 April Dixon – The Next Hollywood?? Hattie Weber Museum
  March Early Railways – Farm to Fork, Sacramento Valley Historical Railways
  January World War I – The Beginning, Yolo County Gibson House Historical Museum
  November Land Grants in Yolo County, Yolo County Gibson House Historical Museum
2016 October Church and Community - Davis Community Church
April Baseball in the County - presentation at the Hattie Weber Museum by Tom Crisp, Semi-Professional Baseball Researcher.
February Post Cards and History - presentation by Dennis Dingemans at the Hattie Weber Museum
January Woodland/Spring Lake Fire Dept. Woodland Fire Museum 532 Court St Woodland, host Neal Peart.
2015 November Medicine, Past-Present - Sacramento Museum of Medical History

Field trip to The Yolo Blacksmith Shop in Yolo -- an operating blacksmith shop showing a time line of blacksmithing/welding since the 1850’s.

October Wells Fargo Rides Again, talk by Dennis Dingemans at the Pollock/Reiff Ranch
April Portuguese in Yolo County San Pedro Park. Sponsored by the San Pedro Association, West Sacramento.
March Winters Historical Group Several speakers described the town's history.
February Photography of Paul W. Hollingshead, Woodland Public Library 
January History of Zamora talk by Elaine Hermle at St. Agnes Church, Zamora.
2014 November Davis Community Church, talk by Board Member, Dennis Dahlin
October Woodland Cemetery - fundraiser with focus on our military dead from 1846 to World War II.
June Annual Picnic, Yolo County Fairgrounds, Rotary Park Picnic Area and the Spring Lake Schoolhouse
March Progress at the Railway Museum, Sacramento Valley Historical Railways, Woodland
February Black History in the Capay, Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, presentation by Jeannette Molson.
January Yolo Pioneers: On a Gold Rush Wagon Train, Mary's Chapel, Yolo CA.
2013 11/1/13 -
Yolo County History Essay Contest - sponsored by the Yolo County Historical Society, Yolo County Educators, Sugar Mill Winery in Clarksburg, and the Avid Reader in Davis. For sophomore high school students only. Topic: Ethnic influences in Yolo County History
November What's New at the Archives
October Annual Cemetery Tour Epidemics of Woodland and the Men and Women who Cared Woodland City Cemetery
August After the Gold Rush: Tarnished Dreams in the Sacramento Valley, public lecture by Dr. David Vaught. Co-sponsored with the Winters History Project Committee and the Putah Creek Council.
Celebrating 50 consecutive years serving Yolo County! Installation of officers, open microphone, and tour of the Museum. Read about our history.
2012 November History of Cache Creek and its People -- Media artist jesikah maria ross, Restore/Restory: A People's History of the Cache Creek Nature Preserve.
  October "Rogues and Rebels" melodrama and tour, Woodland City Cemetery
  April Retired Judge Jim Stevens discussed Judges of Yolo County, 1850-1985 (co-authored with Judge David Rosenberg). Location: Hattie Weber Museum.
  March Author, Judy James Wydick, discussed her book, The Circle: The History of University Farm Circle. It covers 95 years of an organization supportive of the University of California, Davis.
Location: Hattie Weber Museum.
  February Joint meeting with West Sacramento. California and the Civil War, a multimedia show by Grass Valley novelists Richard Hurley & T J Meekins at River Bend Manor.
  January Images of America: Woodland - authors' Robin Datel, Dennis Dingemans, and Thomas Krabacher lecture and book signing, Gibson Museum.
    Previous years

judy wydick

Judy James Wydick, author of The Circle: The History of University Farm Circle

dennis dingemans

Board member and HWMD Director, Dingemans introducing above speaker, March meeting

Links to publication by previous speakers
Read about the Civil War in California
Judges of Yolo County, 1850-1985 Download PDF