Greetings from Tulocay

Greetings from Tulocay

While the Goodman Library undergoes repairs from the 2014 earthquake, the Napa County Historical Society is operating out of the old office building at Tulocay Cemetery.  Our office is open Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 10am-4pm. Here’s a fun fact!  The Goodman Library is...
Congratulations Scott Sedgley!

Congratulations Scott Sedgley!

Recently, NCHS had the privilege of watching Scott Sedgley receive an award from the Conference of California Historical Societies. The CCHS held its annual symposium in Southern California on June 25, 2016, and Sedgley was honored with an Award of Merit for his...
2016 Napa Valley History Tour

2016 Napa Valley History Tour

On April 14-16, 2016, Napa County Historical Society hosted its fourth annual Napa Valley History Tour. This year we shook things up a bit with some new sites and activities. On the first day we offered guided tours of the Ackerman Heritage House, formerly known as...
NCHS and Tulocay Cemetery Announce New Collaboration

NCHS and Tulocay Cemetery Announce New Collaboration

Game-changing agreement forged to use the old office at Tulocay Cemetery to house a small history display, library, and additional NCHS office space and staff. The Tulocay Cemetery Association and the Napa County Historical Society are pleased to announce an agreement...
Protect Your History!

Protect Your History!

Congress is drafting a new Copyright Act, and while there is no official bill yet, if the proposals made by the US Copyright Office are put into effect it could prove detrimental and devastating. The recommendations hurt not only archival institutions such as Napa...
First Steps Approved by Napa City Council

First Steps Approved by Napa City Council

Dear Members and Supporters: Thanks to your overwhelming support, Napa City Council approved the funding for the first step in the repair and re-opening of the Goodman Library. Watch the meeting on video to get all the particulars. Check in our website and Facebook...
Earthquake Cleanup Continues

Earthquake Cleanup Continues

We’ve come a long way since the August 24, 2014, South Napa earthquake shook the Goodman Library. All of our historical books, documents, maps, and suchlike are back up on their shelves or in their boxes and filing cabinets. A few pieces of storage furniture...
Interns, Interns, Interns!

Interns, Interns, Interns!

Summer means vacation time for many people, but here at Napa County Historical Society it means new interns. This summer we brought on five (!) interns. Three are students  working on their Master’s in Library and Information Science at San Jose State University, and...