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  Topic: A 1905 film of Market St in San Francisco
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 2
Views: 11614

PostForum: Public General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:32 am   
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NINOxRxze9k


A film shot from a streetcar traveling down Market Street in San Francisco in 1905, before the earthquake/fire of 1906 destroyed the area. Remarkable ...
  Topic: Old foundation and farming equipment at Lake Ranch Reservoir
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 7
Views: 22783

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Thu May 07, 2009 9:11 am   
Fascinating! Thanks for the photos!
  Topic: W.E. Dent
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 3
Views: 11234

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2009 3:28 pm   
Bill -

I can't help you with your question but as a 3 Stooges fan I certainly know about Vernon Dent! It's exciting to know that he came from around here.

You probably already know about the 3 S ...
  Topic: Ghost Activity
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 19
Views: 46592

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 2:01 pm   
Do you experience any of this activity in the daylight hours?
  Topic: Connections with Saratoga Springs NY
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 15
Views: 34879

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:34 am   
Laughing

Yes, you can accuse me of being corn-y but you can't accuse me of being a ... heel.



Jeff
  Topic: Connections with Saratoga Springs NY
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 15
Views: 34879

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:15 pm   
I just sent this info to the Mayor, Chuck Page.
  Topic: Connections with Saratoga Springs NY
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 15
Views: 34879

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:07 pm   
I was actually impressed with the info you provided!

To think that Saratoga derives from "sole of your foot"...

I was going to make a comment about it but I didn't want to be ... callous. Wink
  Topic: WW2 Veterans Panel, Sunday 12/7/2008
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 1
Views: 11249

PostForum: Public General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:23 pm   
From Annette Stransky:

The Veteran's Panel on Sunday December 7 at the Museum was literally standing room only. We had over 70 plus people attend---young and old. Ray Cosyn did a great job as mod ...
  Topic: How many active or standing orchards in Santa Clara Valley?
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 0
Views: 8753

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:07 pm   
I'm posting this message for a visitor that sent an email:

"I was just curious if you happened to know how many active or standing at least orchards there are currently in the Santa Clara Valley? ...
  Topic: Ghost Activity
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 19
Views: 46592

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 2:51 pm   
That's fascinating.

There are groups that investigate activity like this. In fact one group has spawned a television show that documents their investigations - have you seen Ghost Hunters? http://w ...
  Topic: Saratoga Blossom Festival Buttons from the 1910's
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 0
Views: 12500

PostForum: Public General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:21 pm   
This collectibles business is selling Saratoga Blossom Festival buttons from the 1910's for $9ea.

Here's the link is you're interested: www.shinegallery.com

A direct link to the buttons:
http:/ ...
  Topic: Old Adobe
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 1
Views: 10044

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 6:13 pm   
We had a server crash and lost a posted message. I'll re-post it here with the response:

Original message:
When I was growing up in Saratoga I remember an old adobe near the intersection of 9 and ...
  Topic: Does Saratoga cultivate religion?
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 4
Views: 14569

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 8:41 pm   
On the emotions--I really like the hair pulling & spanking but will not use them for this message or any other. They're really cute--wish they spoke!

Well, thanks for pointing them out... I ha ...
  Topic: Does Saratoga cultivate religion?
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 4
Views: 14569

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 2:16 pm   
Hi -

There's some mention of religion in early Saratoga here: http://www.saratogahistory.com/History/called_saratoga.htm#temperance

Also, the Saratoga News regularly publishes a page with contac ...
  Topic: If you want to post a message...
Jeff Johnson

Replies: 0
Views: 11867

PostForum: Ask a Historian about Saratoga!   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 7:42 am   
...you must register first and then have your registration approved by the admin. Unfortunately we have to do this to restrict spammers from posting messages.

Once registered you have free reign to ...
 
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