folsom history museum

Explore local history for free

The Folsom History Museum, 823 Sutter St., will participate in “Free Museum Day” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the museum and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, in Pioneer ...

Mary Mast guides history museum

As the new director of the Folsom History Museum, Mary Mast has already fallen in love with the historic town that is continually growing — and she has many ideas on how to keep ...

‘An Enchanted Christmas’ comes to museum

More than 120 people received a dose of Christmas spirit Friday night while attending the opening night of a new exhibit at the Folsom History Museum. Internationally known curator ...

Folsom History Museum offers explosive display

My compliments and thanks to Folsom History Museum volunteers Pam Conrad, Dean Conrad and Jan French for putting up the exciting, intriguing and riveting exhibit called “Rockets, ...

Going old school at history museum

Despite a cloudy day in Folsom, the Antique Evaluation Day had a sunny response with participants to raise funds for the Folsom History Museum on Saturday. “We had 116 participa ...

Having an eye for detail

Ever wonder the worth and importance of the candlestick sitting on your bookshelf that has been passed down for generations? It’s time to find the answer. The annual Antique Ev ...

Folsom museum explores image of African Americans in popular culture

Some call the historic depictions of blacks in the media offensive, but for one El Dorado Hills woman, those images, and the stories behind them, need to be told. Esther Roman, 64, ...

Reader response is welcome and encouraged

READER RESPONSE – While still settling into my new post at the Telegraph, I welcome the calls, e-mails and drop-ins. One reader, who left me a voicemail message but didn’t leav ...