History Park is like a little part of a town with sidewalks and buildings that have been moved to the location for preservation. Inside the various buildings, including an original post office, one room school house, hotel, fire station, numerous houses, and more, are various exhibits and museums within the park.
Here is the one room school house. Volunteers are in the open buildings to explain and tell about the history within.
Fruit boxes from our agricultural days.
This sculpture by artist Ramon Franco honors San Jose’s 1975 mayor, Janet Gray Hayes, who along with numerous other accomplishments became the first mayor in the United States of America of any large city with more than 500,000 residents.
Looking up at the 1/2 scale model of the 1821 light tower that had been designed to bring electric light to many in downtown San Jose by shining brightly from a central location.
You can still ride the historical San Jose electric trolleys.
And the current home of the dancing pig sign, a local icon for many. The sign was moved from its original location where construction will be taking place.