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Ninth Street Encampment

We have been informed by the City that all underpasses are being noticed for closure next week, with the closure date set for the following week. All campers will be offered a bed at Samuel Jones Hall.



Hwy 101 being built - late 1940s

Historical Society of Santa Rosa webinar on  Hwy 101 and Our Neighborhood – Thursday, April 15 from 6-7:30pm

Registration for this webinar is free, but limited to 100 attendees so sign up soon! https://tinyurl.com/HSSRHighway101

“Lost Stories of a Highway and a Neighborhood” will cover the construction of Highway 101 through the St. Rose and West End neighborhoods in the late 1940s.

Please join the Historical Society of Santa Rosa as anthropologist Dr. Margaret Purser and librarian and archivist Lynn Prime discuss how the construction of U.S. Highway 101 affected Santa Rosa. 

Learn about:

  • Records from the 1940s – photographs, letters, and property descriptions – documenting the buildings and lives in the path of the future highway

  • Neighborhoods, houses, and businesses removed for highway construction

  • People who lived and conducted business in the area