Washington Union High School

Preserving History for more than 70 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.

Meetings are on the 4th Monday of January, March, May, July, Sept. and November.

Please use the Zoom link to join the meeting remotely:


Past Recored Meetings

  1. Jan. 2023 Meeting - Aelper Gruppe Swiss Club
  2. Sept. 2022 Meeting - Mexican Tortilla Factory
  3. July 2022 Meeting: Afro-American Cultural & Historical Society
  4. July 2022 Meeting: Slides from Meeting
  5. March 2022 Meeting: Mission San Jose
  6. January 2022 Meeting: Alameda Creek Fish Ladder
  7. November 2021 Meeting: Niles
  8. September 2021 Meeting: California Nursery

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. Updated March 2021.

Historical Markers (PDF)

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