Wheatland Historical Society
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The primary purpose of the Wheatland Historical Society is to discover, collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge concerning the history of the Wheatland area in the County of Yuba and the State of California.
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Jim Morris is Communications Manager for the California Rice Commission. He recently contacted the Wheatland Historical Society regarding Edward Duplex who was elected mayor of Wheatland in 1888. Duplex is believed to be the first African-American Mayor of a city west of the Mississippi. Jim’s article can be viewed at the following site:
Next General Meeting: 6 PM,
Thursday September 17th
in Miriam Griffith Hall at
Grace Church 610 3rd St.
We will be discussing the upcoming historical tour of the Wheatland Cemetery.
This year we will focus on local veterans buried at the cemetery.
Highlights of our previous historical cemetery tour can be viewed on our "Photo Album" page.
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Girl Scout Troop #2631 members working on their Bronze Project Award created a guide to the Historical Markers of Wheatland California.
You may download the list below.
Click a link below for copies of our documents.Download a pdf copy of our Cemetery Tour, Historical Marker Guide, Membership Brochure, or Walking Tour.