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The Milpitas Historical Society was formed in 1980 by 79 residents of Milpitas who felt that much of our city’s historic heritage was in danger of being lost. Soon after the society was formed, it began to publish a monthly newsletter for members called The Milpitas Muse. The name came from the muses  of Greek Mythology, one of whom, Clio, is usually associated with history. The Milpitas Muse is available with a paid membership to the society, but some of the information, such as our monthly programs, is available on this website.

The goals of the society have not changed since 1980. Our members continue to seek out and record the history of Milpitas.For more information, please visit the About the Milpitas Historical Society page.

Hi Members and Friends of the Milpitas Historical Society,

If you would like to join the “Christmas Tour of Historic Patterson House” that has been arranged by the Milpitas Historical Society, you can meet with the group at the Big 5 Sporting Goods/former Mervyn’s parking lot off Calaveras at noon on Saturday, December 13, to car pool or caravan to Patterson House for the 1 pm tour. The Patterson House address is 34600 Ardenwood Blvd in Fremont (in case you want to meet the group there). Admission: $6 Adults, $5 Seniors

Wishing you happy holidays,

The Milpitas Historical Society