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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.

April 12: Finding the Treasures of Santa Clara

Please join us for the upcoming Milpitas Historical Society meeting on Wednesday, April 12, at 7 pm at the Milpitas Library, for a presentation about the cultural treasures of the city of Santa Clara, their museums and history sites. We are meeting this time in the library’s cozy Children’s Activity Room. Our meetings are free and all are welcome. Hope you can join us then.

Milpitas BBQ Coming Up in May

Stay tuned for more information about the Milpitas International Festival and Barbeque, which is coming up on Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, 2017, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, in a brand new location on Alder Drive (between McCarthy Blvd. and Tasman Dr.). In the next newsletter, see how our Society will be participating in it.

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