BenitoLink Reporter Robert Eliason speaks to the SBC Historical Society at the SBC Historical Park. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.


San Benito County Historical Society learns about local vineyard history

BenitoLink’s Robert Eliason shares his research on Cienega Valley wines.

San Benito County Historical Park docent Franz Schneider. Photo by Robert Eliason.


An old village wakes up from pandemic shutdown

San Benito County Historical Park reopens its museums.

Tie Sing at his cook stove. Photo courtesy of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley and provided by Sharlene Van Rooy.

History & Profiles

USGS field crews historically appreciated good cooking

Backcountry culinary skills of Tie Sing literally put his name on the map in 1899.

Pet Friends board members and volunteers at Be True Cafe: Kristen Wynn, Linda Hilden, PJ Arata, Alexis Winder, and Barb Ament. The organization is participating in the San Benito Gives online auction alongside 40+ nonprofits. Photo courtesy of Pet Friends.


Nonprofits band together for online auction

San Benito Gives fundraiser shifts gears during the pandemic.

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San Benito Lifestyle

San Benito County Historical Society Building on Local Culture, Recreation and Economic Development

Historical Society attracts students, musicians and Civil War buffs to County Historical Park. Annual Civil War Days coming up

Don Pidd, on ladder, Delbert Doty, center, and volunteers help build new stage at SBC Historical Park

San Benito Lifestyle

Stage Almost Set For Bluegrass Festival at San Benito County Historical Park

The San Benito County Historical Society built a new stage to produce community concerts and special events

Architectural magazine depiction of original Macomber House.


Architectural Gems Tell County History

Architectural writer Krista Van Laan will present “Modern Architecture in San Benito County --100 years ago”

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Author to discuss book rich in Hollister history

Great-grandson of Hollister founder to be guest of San Benito County Historical Society

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Children and Youth

Help the SBC Historical Society make history

New "Old" Dance Hall returning to San Benito County Historical Park

Judson Gerald Hamilton


Harnessing Horsepower in Hollister

History of J.G. Hamilton

Hotel Hollister

Hollingbery–Hems to Hops

History of the Hollingbery family from Hollister