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A big "Thank You" to the Southport Self Storage for donating storage for our historical collection.

A big "Thank You" to the sponsors of our Vintage Fashion Show Follies Fundraiser in 2013 and to our much appreciated History Gallery donors. Thank you!

West Sacramento is 25 years old! See How we became a City panel discussion and some of our past and present

Purchase WSHS publications West Sacramento and the Port of Sacramento online at the Acadia Publshing website.

Shop for Museums
WSHS History Gallery is registered and included in an online shopping web site that benefits a museum or museums of your choice. A percent goes to support the WSHS History Gallery and the collections. Go to Shop for Museums.

History of the I Street Bridge.
New article. Read it here...



The West Sacramento Historical Society was established in 1993 to preserve the history of West Sacramento and to provide an opportunity for individuals and groups to learn about and experience the rich culture of our past. The WS Historical Society established the Museum and Visitor Center, the first museum in West Sacramento, on February 20, 2005.

In addition to exhibits, we provide special screenings and book signings for projects relating to West Sacramento history. Our staff are also available for speaking engagements.

WSHS is supported by memberships and donations, and receives some funding from the City of West Sacramento.

Happy New Year! See our latest newsletter with calendar here.

The West Sacramento Community Center opened in 2011 with a History Gallery dedicated to West Sacramento history. The "Our Journey" exhibit series features the contributions of various cultures to the rich history of West Sacramento.

Wish List for 2013

  • Donate permanent space that contain a hydraulic lift for 3 antique fire trucks
  • Donate long-term, permanent, climate-controlled space for archives
  • Donate gift cards for any amount: OfficeMax, Office Depot, Staples

  • 25th Anniversary Display of the City of West Sacramento
    in the West Sacramento History Gallery (in Community Center)

    Bryte and Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN) and the West Sacramento Historical Society (WSHS) share office space under an agreement with Yolo County Housing at River Bend Manor - 664 Cummins Way, West Sacramento (map). Read more here.

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