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Native American plant garden at Villa Mira Monte
Thanks to a grant funded in March of 2019 by the South Valley Fleuer Garden Club, a Native American garden has been established at the entrance of Villa Mira Monte.
Alll 2020 MHHS Public Events Canceled
On Monday, 4/27, the MHHS Board of Directors approved canceling all MHHS public events for 2020. Our primary concern is for the health and safety of our members and event attendees, many of whom fall in high risk categories.
Morgan Hill Historical Society Receives Grant Awards from Santa Clara County Historic Grant Program
7/8/2020 Media Advisory:
The Morgan Hill Historical Society today announced that it has been awarded two grants by Santa Clara County as part of the County’s competitive Historic Grant Program. The program’s purpose is to support projects that acknowledge and celebrate untold stories and/or underrepresented/disadvantaged communities.
Morgan Hill Historical Society Appoints New Board President
On June 22, 2020, the Morgan Hill Historical Society Board of Directors elected long-time member and volunteer, Roger Knopf, as President of the organization, effective July 1, 2020. Knopf stepped into the role of former President Kathy Sullivan who led the organization for six years. Kathy remains active on the Board as Chair of Marketing Communications and on other committees.
Celebrating Día De Los Muertos
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated on November 1st and 2nd annually. This beloved cultural tradition originated centuries ago among indigenous communities in Mexico and is now celebrated far and wide. It is a time to remember and honor departed loved ones and ancestors, and to recognize that the dead are not gone but continue on in a different plane. By sharing stories and memories, present generations can keep the spirits of the departed alive.
Interested in creating a Dia De Los Muertos Altar at home? Click here to learn more.