More Local History

Camron-Stanford House has the distinction of being the site of the first museum in the City of Oakland but it is certainly not the only one.  If you are interested in the history of California, the history of the east bay area or Victorian life, there are many resources that you may enjoy.  Click on the links below to discover more places to visit.

Oakland Museum of California is the only two blocks away from Camron-Stanford House and its state of the art interactive exhibits are especially attractive for families with children.

1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607-4892
(510) 238-2200
http://www.museumca.org

Cohen-Bray House is an Oakland landmark and another opportunity to visit a Victorian era home which has remained in the same family for over 100 years.

440 29th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 536-1703
http://www.cohenbrayhouse.info

Dunsmuir-Hellman House is located in the East Bay Hills and has tours and special events throughout the year.

Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate
2960 Peralta Oaks Court
Oakland, CA  94605
(510) 615-5555
http://www.dunsmuir-hellman.org

Pardee House Museum was the home of both a Mayor of the City of Oakland and a Governor of the State of California.  It is open year round for tours and teas.

672 Eleventh Street
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 444-2187
http://www.pardeehome.org

East Contra Costa Historical Society & Museum has a broad collection of photographs and memorabilia about Dr. John Marsh and his family.

3890 Sellers Ave.
Brentwood, California 94513
925-625-3553
http://www.theschoolbell.com

Contra Costa Historical Society provides on-line access to letters from Abigail Marsh to her family in the east as well as early photographs of the Marsh family.

610 Main Street
Martinez, California 94553
925-229-1042
http://www.cocohistory.org