Local Prohibition Era Stories Frequently referred to as America’s greatest societal experiment and mistake, Prohibition filled the Napa County newspapers full of unique stories. These true historical accounts range from the expected to the surprising as well as tragic to amusing. They will feature accounts of the routine saloon and speak-easy raids to shoot-outs to […]
The Classical Revival style of this architectural era was used primarily for designing commercial and governmental buildings, such as the Bank of Napa building. In addition to the previously mentioned architectural movements, the Classical Revival style was inspired by the Greek and Roman design principles.
Every year the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) celebrates nonprofit organizations, leaders and volunteers of Napa County. The 2020 Heart of Napa Award program recognized 61 eligible nominees within 5 respected categories: Volunteer of the Year, Excellence in Board Leadership, Youth Volunteer of the Year, Excellence in Leadership and Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence.
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 […]
“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 […]