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East Contra Costa Historical Society

East Contra Costa Historical Society

Non-Profit Organization

About Us

East Contra Costa Historical Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving our local history and bringing the history to life through community outreach.


Byer-Nail House at the East Contra Costa Historical Museum
Annual Community BBQ is held Sunday after Labor Day
Homer's shed houses artifacts and photos telling the story of Brentwood's agicultural history.
Nothing brings a smile like sitting on a fire engine!  Thanks to Zeigler Insurance for donation of fire hats!
1,600 third graders visit the ECC Historical Museum each year to learn local history - AND to experience a lesson in the Eden Plain Schoolhouse
ECCHS docents share their love for local history, including how families came to California on covered wagons.
Brentwood Train Depot, built in 1878.  Learn about Brentwood's history at the museum!
Hotel Brentwood, built in 1913 by the Balfour Guthrie Company
Plein Air artists' day at the museum.  Clubs are welcome to schedule a day at the museum
Tim & Ginny welcome you to the museum
Produce crate labels from Brentwood area in the Resource Center
Model T is dressed up for Christmas on the Farm held first Sunday of December (not to be held 2023, but look forward to seeing you in 2024!)
Decorating cookies at Christmas on the Farm
Learn your local history through displays of artifacts, photos, newspapers

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Mary Black

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