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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Barry's Bits and Upcoming Events


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SMCGS Meeting-   Saturday, May 19, 10:30 am - 12 noon
 Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo Entrance in back.

 The Streets of Menlo Park
 Bo Crane
         10:00 am Cookies and coffee 

The Streets of Menlo Park delves into the genealogical backgrounds of the manyspecial people behind the street names of Menlo Park, especially those from the Gold Rush Era. Wealthy San Francisco city dwellers purchased land in the area of Menlo Park Ranch after the railroad depot was completed. A street grid was developed and populated with names from numerous sources.

Bo Crane grew up in North Palo Alto in an area now in Menlo Park. He was an English major at Stanford, and is the author of two books: The Streets of Menlo Park, and The Life and Times of Dennis Martin.
       
Sharing Stories: Sarah Coston will read Thoughts on My Ellis Island Trip

The Public is welcome to this FREE event.
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Upcoming Meetings

June 23 10:30-12:00  Ireland Online - Cath Trindle
July 28 10:30-12:00  Round Table Discussions 

NO August Meeting

All SMCGS Meetings are free and open the public.

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