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Visitas Guiadas en Español en La Casa McConaghy
Dec
2
11:30 AM11:30

Visitas Guiadas en Español en La Casa McConaghy

Construida en el año 1888, La Casa McConaghy es un verdadero tesoro de esta zona. La estructura de esta encantadora casa de campo, incluye doce cuartos llenos de decoraciones, pinturas de arte y muebles del tiempo en que la familia McConaghy vivió en el pueblo de San Lorenzo. Ofrecemos giras en Español, para una vista al pasado y conocer más como vivió la familia McConaghy en ese tiempo de la historia.

Adultos $5, Estudiantes y personas mayors $3, Niños meores de 4 años gratis
11:30 de la mañana y 1:30 de la tarde

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Visitas Guiadas en Español en La Casa McConaghy
Sep
2
11:30 AM11:30

Visitas Guiadas en Español en La Casa McConaghy

Construida en el año 1888, La Casa McConaghy es un verdadero tesoro de esta zona. La estructura de esta encantadora casa de campo, incluye doce cuartos llenos de decoraciones, pinturas de arte y muebles del tiempo en que la familia McConaghy vivió en el pueblo de San Lorenzo. Ofrecemos giras en Español, para una vista al pasado y conocer más como vivió la familia McConaghy en ese tiempo de la historia.

Adultos $5, Estudiantes y personas mayors $3, Niños meores de 4 años gratis
11:30 de la mañana y 1:30 de la tarde

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Visitas Guiadas en Español en la Casa McConaghy
Jun
3
11:30 AM11:30

Visitas Guiadas en Español en la Casa McConaghy

Construida en el año 1888, La Casa McConaghy es un verdadero tesoro de esta zona. La estructura de esta encantadora casa de campo, incluye doce cuartos llenos de decoraciones, pinturas de arte y muebles del tiempo en que la familia McConaghy vivió en el pueblo de San Lorenzo. Ofrecemos giras en Español, para una vista al pasado y conocer más como vivió la familia McConaghy en ese tiempo de la historia.

Adultos $5, Estudiantes y personas mayors $3, Niños meores de 4 años gratis
11:30 de la mañana y 1:30 de la tarde

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Holiday Festival at McConaghy House
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Holiday Festival at McConaghy House

Discover the history of the McConaghy House this Holiday Season! Be part of a community tradition and explore the local landmark as it has been adorned in cheer and ornaments for the season. The first Holiday tour was held back in 1976 (the same year it was open to the public) and has taken place nearly every year since, making it a tradition you can enjoy with your whole family for years to come.

The House will be open on the first three Saturdays of December from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM for self-guided tours. Experience McConaghy House decked out for the holidays and learn some family history. Don't forget to say hi to Santa Claus, tell him what you want for Christmas, and get your photo taken with him as well!

There will be additional activities outdoors for the whole family. Bring the little ones down to make their own tree ornaments and holiday crafts. Be sure to take a look through the Carriage House Gift Shop where you can find an amazing assortment of holiday items and gifts. Complementary hot cider and snacks will be offered, and admission into the Shop is free.

House admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, and free for HAHS Members and children ages 4 and younger.

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Holiday Festival at McConaghy House
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Holiday Festival at McConaghy House

Discover the history of the McConaghy House this Holiday Season! Be part of a community tradition and explore the local landmark as it has been adorned in cheer and ornaments for the season. The first Holiday tour was held back in 1976 (the same year it was open to the public) and has taken place nearly every year since, making it a tradition you can enjoy with your whole family for years to come.

The House will be open on the first three Saturdays of December from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM for self-guided tours. Experience McConaghy House decked out for the holidays and learn some family history. Don't forget to say hi to Santa Claus, tell him what you want for Christmas, and get your photo taken with him as well!

There will be additional activities outdoors for the whole family. Bring the little ones down to make their own tree ornaments and holiday crafts. Be sure to take a look through the Carriage House Gift Shop where you can find an amazing assortment of holiday items and gifts. Complementary hot cider and snacks will be offered, and admission into the Shop is free.

House admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, and free for HAHS Members and children ages 4 and younger.

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Holiday Festival at McConaghy House
Dec
2
11:00 AM11:00

Holiday Festival at McConaghy House

Discover the history of the McConaghy House this Holiday Season! Be part of a community tradition and explore the local landmark as it has been adorned in cheer and ornaments for the season. The first Holiday tour was held back in 1976 (the same year it was open to the public) and has taken place nearly every year since, making it a tradition you can enjoy with your whole family for years to come.

The House will be open on the first three Saturdays of December from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM for self-guided tours. Experience McConaghy House decked out for the holidays and learn some family history. Don't forget to say hi to Santa Claus, tell him what you want for Christmas, and get your photo taken with him as well!

There will be additional activities outdoors for the whole family. Bring the little ones down to make their own tree ornaments and holiday crafts. Be sure to take a look through the Carriage House Gift Shop where you can find an amazing assortment of holiday items and gifts. Complementary hot cider and snacks will be offered, and admission into the Shop is free.

House admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, and free for HAHS Members and children ages 4 and younger.

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Shrouded Tales at Meek Mansion
Oct
28
7:00 PM19:00

Shrouded Tales at Meek Mansion

Explore true tales of tragic ends, Victorian death traditions and superstitions all sprinkled with a touch of the paranormal. Come join our spirits and spooks for a bit of Halloween fun!

Two tours per night: 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 HAHS Members, Seniors and Students. Tickets are limited: purchase online or call (510) 581-0223. Proceeds go toward the maintenance and preservation of the sites.

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Shrouded Tales at Meek Mansion
Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

Shrouded Tales at Meek Mansion

Explore true tales of tragic ends, Victorian death traditions and superstitions all sprinkled with a touch of the paranormal. Come join our spirits and spooks for a bit of Halloween fun!

Two tours per night: 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 HAHS Members, Seniors and Students. Tickets are limited: purchase online or call (510) 581-0223. Proceeds go toward the maintenance and preservation of the sites.

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Shrouded Tales at SLZ Pioneer Cemetery
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

Shrouded Tales at SLZ Pioneer Cemetery

Explore true tales of tragic ends, Victorian death traditions and superstitions all sprinkled with a touch of the paranormal. Come join our spirits and spooks for a bit of Halloween fun!

Two tours per night: 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 HAHS Members, Seniors and Students. Tickets are limited: purchase online or call (510) 581-0223. Proceeds go toward the maintenance and preservation of the sites.

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Shrouded Tales at SLZ Pioneer Cemetery
Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Shrouded Tales at SLZ Pioneer Cemetery

Explore true tales of tragic ends, Victorian death traditions and superstitions all sprinkled with a touch of the paranormal. Come join our spirits and spooks for a bit of Halloween fun!

Two tours per night: 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 HAHS Members, Seniors and Students. Tickets are limited: purchase online or call (510) 581-0223. Proceeds go toward the maintenance and preservation of the sites.

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Shrouded Tales at McConaghy House
Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

Shrouded Tales at McConaghy House

Explore true tales of tragic ends, Victorian death traditions and superstitions all sprinkled with a touch of the paranormal. Come join our spirits and spooks for a bit of Halloween fun!

Two tours per night: 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 HAHS Members, Seniors and Students. Tickets are limited: purchase online or call (510) 581-0223. Proceeds go toward the maintenance and preservation of the sites.

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Shrouded Tales at McConaghy House
Oct
6
7:00 PM19:00

Shrouded Tales at McConaghy House

Explore true tales of tragic ends, Victorian death traditions and superstitions all sprinkled with a touch of the paranormal. Come join our spirits and spooks for a bit of Halloween fun!

Two tours per night: 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 HAHS Members, Seniors and Students. Tickets are limited: purchase online or call (510) 581-0223. Proceeds go toward the maintenance and preservation of the sites.

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[Digging Up the Past] Fraternal Organizations and Their Members
Sep
9
9:00 AM09:00

[Digging Up the Past] Fraternal Organizations and Their Members

Why is there a pyramid in the middle of the cemetery? What does that anchor mean? Come find out about how fraternal organizations like the Free Masons and Golden Sons of the Native West are represented in the cemetery. Proceeds support the maintenance and preservation of the Cemetery. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance and are available here or by calling (510) 581-0223.

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[If These Walls Could Talk] Vacations: Leisure Activites and Locations
Aug
19
10:00 AM10:00

[If These Walls Could Talk] Vacations: Leisure Activites and Locations

Explore the McConaghy family's leisure activities and vacation spots. See how archives and artifacts can relay stories about what people did for fun. Proceeds support maintenance and restoration efforts of the site.

Tickets can be purchases online or by calling (510) 581-0223.

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[Digging Up the Past] "Native of..." Stories of Immigration
Aug
12
9:00 AM09:00

[Digging Up the Past] "Native of..." Stories of Immigration

The Hayward area has always been an immigration hotspot. Many of the cemetery’s headstones reflect where early residents came from before building their lives here in California. Join us for an exploration of their stories. Proceeds benefit maintenance and restoration efforts of the site.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (510) 581-0223.

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[If These Walls Could Talk] Meals, Spirits, and Medicine
Jul
15
10:00 AM10:00

[If These Walls Could Talk] Meals, Spirits, and Medicine

This tour will look at consumables from Victorian times to the 1930s. Learn how traditional food choices were altered by living in California, the difference between family meals and food for entertaining, and the role of alcohol in social occasions and its use in medicinal products. Proceeds support maintenance and restoration efforts of the site.

Tickets can be purchases online or by calling (510) 581-0223.

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[Digging Up the Past] Burials of Note, Part II
Jul
8
9:00 AM09:00

[Digging Up the Past] Burials of Note, Part II

Not all of our interesting individuals would fit on one tour. Join us for part two of our tour about some of the early pioneers who shaped the Hayward area community. Hear their personal stories as well as how they impacted the growth of the region. Proceeds support the maintenance and preservation of the site.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (510) 581-0223.

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[If These Walls Could Talk] Gadgets Galore: What the Heck is This?
Jun
17
10:00 AM10:00

[If These Walls Could Talk] Gadgets Galore: What the Heck is This?

Bring the family out for a scavenger hunt at McConaghy House and learn about past technology! Find historical equivalents to our favorite modern tools throughout the house and stay for a discussion about the history of the objects you find. 

Proceeds support restoration and maintenance of McConaghy House. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Tickets available online here or by calling (510) 581-0223.

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[Digging Up the Past] Cemetery Symbolism: Expressions of Individuality and Victorian Culture
Jun
10
9:00 AM09:00

[Digging Up the Past] Cemetery Symbolism: Expressions of Individuality and Victorian Culture

Ever wonder what all those symbols on old tombstones signify? Join staff and volunteers for a tour of various symbols seen on tombstones and what we can learn from them about the deceased. Proceeds support the maintenance and preservation of the Cemetery. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Tickets and more information available here or by calling (510) 581-0223.

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Vistas Guiadas en Español en la casa McConaghy (Spanish Tours at McConaghy)
Jun
4
11:30 AM11:30

Vistas Guiadas en Español en la casa McConaghy (Spanish Tours at McConaghy)

Construida en el año 1888, La Casa McConaghy es un verdadero tesoro de esta zona. La estructura de esta encantadora casa de campo, incluye doce cuartos llenos de decoraciones, pinturas de arte y muebles del tiempo en que la familia McConaghy vivió en el pueblo de San Lorenzo. Ofrecemos giras en Español, para una vista al pasado y conocer más como vivió la familia McConaghy en ese tiempo de la historia.

Las giras son a las 11:30 de la mañana y 1:30 de la tarde

Adultos $5, Estudiantes y personas mayores $3, Niños menores de 4 años gratis

Built in 1888, the McConaghy House is truly a local treasure. The lovely 12 room farmhouse is filled with décor, paintings and furniture from the time the McConaghy Family resided in San Lorenzo. For a look into the past join us for tours of the house in Spanish.

Tours at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM

Adults $5, Students and Seniors, $3, Children under 4 are free

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May
13
9:00 AM09:00

[Digging Up the Past] Burials of Note: Part I

Dig deeper into local history with a guided tour of the San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery and learn new information about our local pioneers. $15 General Admission, $10 HAHS Members, Seniors, and Students. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets or call (510) 581-0223. Proceeds support maintenance and preservation of the property.

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Marble and Molding: An Architectural Tour
May
6
10:00 AM10:00

Marble and Molding: An Architectural Tour

An excellent way to learn about Victorian craftsmanship! Examine Meek Mansion’s exterior and interior features, focusing on details such as columns, fireplaces and decorative plaster. Proceeds support maintenance and preservation of Meek Mansion. $15 General Admission, $10 HAHS Members, Seniors, and Students. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available below or by calling (510) 581-0223.

Two tours, twice the fun! 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM

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Please note: 10:00 AM tour is sold out. For 1:00 PM tour tickets, please call.

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Spring Cleaning: The Changing Role of Women and Technology
Apr
15
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Cleaning: The Changing Role of Women and Technology

Did advances in technology really lighten the workload for women? Examine the changes in cleaning methods, technology and convenience that shaped women’s daily lives from 1880 to 1940. Proceeds support maintenance and preservation of McConaghy House. Tickets for the tour must be purchased in advance online or by calling (510) 581-0223.

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A Scots-Irish Immigration Tale
Mar
18
10:00 AM10:00

A Scots-Irish Immigration Tale

Learn the McConaghy family’s immigration story: the happenings of their home countries causing them to leave, what we know of their immigration, and how their story relates to the American Dream. Proceeds support maintenance and preservation of McConaghy House. Tickets for the tour must be purchased in advance online or by calling (510) 581-0223.

Join us afterward for our first Community Conversation focused on Hayward’s immigrant history, current events, rights and resources for immigrants, and how we can support each other as a community. Featuring guest speakers Hayward City Councilmember Francisco Zermeño, Hayward City Councilmember Mark Salinas, immigration lawyer Spojmie Masiri, and historian Dr. Linda Ivey. Free admission.

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Twelve Stories of Christmas
Dec
18
10:00 AM10:00

Twelve Stories of Christmas

A new holiday experience at McConaghy House! Listen to stories from Christmases past as told by the “McConaghy family and friends.” Refreshments will be served in the Carriage House with an opportunity to meet the actors.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. $15 general; $10 HAHS Members, seniors and students; Free for children ages 9 and younger. Proceeds support the maintence of the historic property.

When purchasing tickets through PayPal, please indicate the number of children in your party by making a note in the instructions to the seller. 

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Twelve Stories of Christmas
Dec
17
5:00 PM17:00

Twelve Stories of Christmas

A new holiday experience at McConaghy House! Listen to stories from Christmases past as told by the “McConaghy family and friends.” Refreshments will be served in the Carriage House with an opportunity to meet the actors.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. $15 general; $10 HAHS Members, seniors and students; Free for children ages 9 and younger. Proceeds support the maintence of the historic property.

When purchasing tickets through PayPal, please indicate the number of children in your party by making a note in the instructions to the seller. 

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Twelve Stories of Christmas
Dec
10
5:00 PM17:00

Twelve Stories of Christmas

A new holiday experience at McConaghy House! Listen to stories from Christmases past as told by the “McConaghy family and friends.” Refreshments will be served in the Carriage House with an opportunity to meet the actors.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. $15 general; $10 HAHS Members, seniors and students; Free for children ages 9 and younger. Proceeds support the maintence of the historic property.

When purchasing tickets through PayPal, please indicate the number of children in your party by making a note in the instructions to the seller. 

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The Twelve Stories of Christmas
Nov
9
3:00 PM15:00

The Twelve Stories of Christmas

The rooms will be decorated in all of their holiday cheer and waiting to welcome you. Hear a story about Thanksgiving and New Year as well as others about Christmases past. Following the tour, you are invited to join us in the Carriage House for cider, goodies and a chance to meet our cast of characters. Space is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. Purchase tickets below or by calling (510) 581-0223. 

Twelve Stories of Christmas

Note: If children under 9 are included in your party, please indicate how many children in the notes when purchasing. Thank you.

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Shrouded Tales at McConaghy House
Oct
22
7:00 PM19:00

Shrouded Tales at McConaghy House

Explore true tales of tragic ends, Victorian death traditions and superstitions, all sprinkled with a touch of the paranormal. Join our spirits and spooks for a bit of Halloween fun.

Two tours per night at 7:00 and 9:00. Proceeds support the maintenance and preservation of the site. Tickets are limited; purchase below or by calling (510) 581-0223. 

NOTE: Both 7PM tours are sold out.

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Shrouded Tales at McConaghy House
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

Shrouded Tales at McConaghy House

Explore true tales of tragic ends, Victorian death traditions and superstitions, all sprinkled with a touch of the paranormal. Join our spirits and spooks for a bit of Halloween fun.

Two tours per night at 7:00 and 9:00. Proceeds support the maintenance and preservation of the site. Tickets are limited; purchase below or by calling (510) 581-0223. 

NOTE: Both 7PM tours are sold out.

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