WelcomeThe West Sacramento Historical Society was established in 1993 to preserve the history of West Sacramento and to provide an opportunity for individuals and groups to learn about and experience the rich culture of our past. The WS Historical Society established the Museum and Visitor Center, the first museum in West Sacramento, on February 20, 2005.
In addition to exhibits, we provide special screenings and book signings for projects relating to West Sacramento history. Our staff are also available for speaking engagements.
WSHS is supported by memberships and donations, and receives some funding from the City of West Sacramento.
Happy New Year! See our latest newsletter with calendar here.The West Sacramento Community Center opened in 2011 with a History Gallery dedicated to West Sacramento history. The "Our Journey" exhibit series features the contributions of various cultures to the rich history of West Sacramento.
Wish List for 2013
The West Sacramento Historical Society has installed a new exhibition in the Community Center, History Gallery located at 1075 West Capitol Avenue. Titled, The River Cats Inaugural Season, it is on the 2000 season and also pays tribute to the late Art Savage. River Cats Booster Club applications will be available in the Gallery.
Bryte and Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN) and the West Sacramento Historical Society (WSHS) share office space under an agreement with Yolo County Housing at River Bend Manor - 664 Cummins Way, West Sacramento (map). Read more here.