California Nursery Historical Park

   Fremont History through the Ages
October 14, 2017 (Sat)
Inside the museum artifacts from the Roeding Collection were on display Former Mayor Gus Morrision with Mayor Lily Mei

Fremont area is a very historical place, from the Ice Age Fossils, Ohlone Culture, Mission San Jose, to the early settlers, to the railroads, to its nurseries, and even movie making! Visitors has a passport to learn about the different agencies and groups in the city that are helping to preserve. About 600 people attending the event.  Visitors could also visit the Roeding Centennial Exhibit in the California Nursery Office Museum.  (photos taken by Roger Ravenstad)
Visitors were treated to Fremont History Booths Niles Gardeners helping with Rose Garden

 The following groups were represented:

Alameda County Water District
California Nursery Office Museum
(managed by Math Science Nucleus)  Look at the contribution of the Roeding Family that left their mark on Fremont and the world.
Children's Natural History Museum (managed by Math Science Nucleus)  Fossils of Fremont and lots of science.
Country Club of Washington Township Women's Club

Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont (LEAF)
Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum
Museum of Local History (managed by Washington Township)
Old Mission San Jose Museum (managed by )
Niles Canyon Railroad
Niles Depot Model Railroads and Museum
Patterson House
(managed by City of Fremont)
Shinn House (managed by Mission Peak Heritage Foundation and COF)


Math Science Nucleus
City of Fremont
Deon and Lila Bringhurst Fund
Bolton Family Foundation
Niles Rotary

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