Diverse Pioneers: Historical Women of Napa Valley

 

In honor of March being designated “National Women’s History Month,” the Napa County Library and Rebecca Yerger – local historian and Napa Valley Register columnist – are offering “Diverse Pioneers: Historical Women of Napa Valley.” This special, FREE, one-hour Zoom presentation will highlight the lives, times and accomplishments of – pioneer settler Maria de Jesus Higuera Juarez; California’s “Mother … Read More

Legacies of Long Ago Napans – Mid-Century Modern Mystique

“Legacies of Long Ago Napans – The Mid-Century Modern Mystique” course’s focus is more than May’s official designation as historic preservation month. Actually, the more important prong of this inspiration is the recent demolition of the mid-century modern style Chrysler-Jeep Auto Dealership building at 333 Soscol Avenue, Napa. The razing of this rare local example of the “Googie” architectural style … Read More