Tag: Martinez Historical Society

Fundraising continuing to move rail car to Martinez

Fundraising continuing to move rail car to Martinez

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Historical Society is more than halfway to its goal of $10,000 needed to move the Vic Stewart rail car here, President John Curtis said. “The Society’s crowdfunding campaign to raise the funds to move the car continues,” he said. So far, the Society has raised about $4,700 through its GoFundMe website, […]

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Longtime restaurant near donated railcar demolished

Longtime restaurant near donated railcar demolished

| March 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

Demolition of the award-winning Walnut Creek steakhouse, Vic Stewart’s, has been underway, but the rail car that has been donated to the Martinez Historical Society is being protected, Society President John Curtis said. Contractors started the demolition right by the rail car, which is between South Broadway and Iron Horse Trail, he said. “The car […]

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Longtime restaurant near donated railcar demolished

Longtime restaurant near donated railcar demolished

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Demolition of the award-winning Walnut Creek steakhouse, Vic Stewart’s, has been underway, but the rail car that has been donated to the Martinez Historical Society is being protected, Society President John Curtis said. Contractors started the demolition right by the rail car, which is between South Broadway and Iron Horse Trail, he said. “The car […]

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Women of Martinez Celebrated In Historical Society Exhibit

Women of Martinez Celebrated In Historical Society Exhibit

| March 1, 2018 | 3 Comments

In celebration of March as Women’s History Month, the Martinez Historical Society is making sure no one forgets 25 women it considers “movers and shakers” in the community. Mary Goodman is leading the charge, but she’s getting help from many others who are helping her assemble biographies of the women that range from the city’s […]

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Historical society turns to crowdfunding to move historic rail car to Martinez

Historical society turns to crowdfunding to move historic rail car to Martinez

| February 7, 2018 | 1 Comment

What do you do when you get the chance to own a 1901 Pullman rail car and make it a showcase in your city? The Martinez Historical Society decided to turn to crowdfunding, said President John Curtis. And the goal is to raise $10,000 – maybe more – to get the rail car moved here […]

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