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Russian River Historical Society Store Now Open!

The Russian River Historical Society announces that we are now selling Holiday Cards and Posters from our website at http://www.russianriverhistory.org/store/! Holiday Cards & Posters are now available for sale in the US. A portion of every sale benefits the RRHS. What better way to show your love of history than by giving cards with vintage

Guerneville Cemetery Clean-up!

Cemetery Cleanup

Join us for the Guerneville Cemetery Clean-up in the Pioneer Section this Saturday, September 30th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Refreshments will be served. Also, Don’t forget to join us for the 8th Annual Russian River Historical Society Cemetery Tour on Saturday, October 7th at 1:00 PM, guided by historian, John Schubert at the

8th Annual Russian River Historical Society Cemetery Tour

Cemetery Tour

Please join us for the 8th Annual Russian River Historical Society Cemetery Tour on Saturday, October 7th at 1:00 PM, guided by historian, John Schubert at the Guerneville Pioneer Cemetery, located at the top of Woodland Drive. This year’s event will include a special ceremony. Parking is limited and car pooling is recommended. A $5

19th Annual Russian River Car Show

It’s Coming!   Don’t miss it!   Join us! The 19th Annual Russian River Car Show. Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM FREE GENERAL ADMISSION MONTE RIO COMMUNITY CENTER (across from the Rio Theater)  

Visit Our Newly Updated Website

Russian River Historical Society

The Russian River Historical Society is pleased to announce the launch of our newly updated website. We’ve added new information as well as new features to keep you informed while you’re on the go! Visit us at http://www.russianriverhistory.org. Don’t forget to bookmark the page!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Give Back Tuesday Raffle Donations

The Russian River Historical Society wishes to extend our sincere gratitude to all who have generously donated goods and services for our raffle at the Rainbow Cattle Company.   Dawn Ranch Lodge 2 – $75 Gift Certificates for Agriculture Public House Bar & Restaurant Twin Pine Casino & Hotel 1 night stay in Deluxe Standard

Marshall House

Though the Sonoma County Assessor’s Office records show construction date of ca. 1880, the earliest recorded owner of the Marshall House was William H. Bartley. Subsequent owners of this property at the northwest corner of Church and Fifth Streets were Archibald Scott, Elizabeth Farley, E.F. Manchester, Donald McKenzie and William H. and Annie Marshall. Sonoma

The Story of the Abandoned Ore Car

– Russell Gaughen I haven’t walked on Goat Rock State beach for some time and it was a warm late evening just perfect for a few photos and beach walk. As I left the north parking lot and headed towards the river mouth I was surprised to discover an exposed piece of old railroad equipment.