Wine History Project Will Transform Dallidet Adobe

Wine History Project Will Transform Dallidet Adobe

Learn More … Dallidet Adobe to become hub for wine history — with exhibits, tastings and more By Nick Wilson Photographs and video by David Middlecamp Published in The Tribune, January 31, 2018 Dave Congalton Interview With Libbie Agran and Eva Fina On KVEC...
Richard Sauret

Richard Sauret

The Central Coast wine world lost one of its major figures in 2017 with the passing of Paso Robles winegrower Richard Sauret.

New Leaders Join History Center Board

Five new members were elected to the History Center Board of Directors at our Annual Meeting in May 2017: John Ashbaugh, Bill McCarthy, Zach McKiernan, Bill McQuilkin, and Phil Tillman. These new leaders bring a wealth of talent and enthusiasm, including professional...
Early SLO Snippet Compendium

Early SLO Snippet Compendium

TopicsHeritage Shared Publications Heritage Shared Virtual Tours Essays, Papers, & Poetry Hey! Look at That! Our Notable Past The following items form a compendium of “snippets”(1-3) – each of them being an edited excerpt(4) from a contemporary, primarily...
Aunt Susan Meets the Rampant Suffragist of Crown Hill; Or, How Outside Agitators and Uppity Locals Conspired to Win SLO Women the Vote in 1896

Aunt Susan Meets the Rampant Suffragist of Crown Hill; Or, How Outside Agitators and Uppity Locals Conspired to Win SLO Women the Vote in 1896

I recalled from general reading that Susan B. Anthony had spearheaded an unsuccessful California woman suffrage campaign in 1896, so I checked the SLO county election returns. There I discovered that while suffrage had lost state-wide by a narrow margin, it had passed in backwater SLO by 54%. The obvious question was how come? I didn’t know the answer, and apart from election tallies and local newspaper accounts the local sources seemed pretty thin.