Washington Union High School

Preserving History for more than 60 years

Washington Township Historical Society is the oldest historical group in Washington Township. Founded in 1949, the Society focuses on the history of the cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City.

105 Years of Alameda County Library

Fremont native Barbara Baxter worked for Alameda County Library for 30 years and now serves as a volunteer with the Local History collection. Barbara will talk about the establishment of the Alameda County Library system and the growth of libraries in the tri-city area.

Babara will present this talk at the next meeting of the Washington Township Historical Society, on March 23, 2015 at the Fremont Main Library. The meeting starts at 7:15 pm.

March 23, 2015 Meeting Flyer

Historical Markers of Washington Township

The WTHS has created a paper that documents the historical markers in Washington Township. The WTHS is interested in placing more historical markers, but a survey was needed to catalog all of the existing markers.

Historical Markers (PDF)

Washington Township Historical Society
P.O. Box 3045, Fremont, California 93539