Goals of the Society
Act as a support group for the city-owned Gilroy Museum.
Encourage donations of local historic materials of all types to the museum.
Purchase equipment or historic materials or accept donations to the museum.
Act as docents or researchers at the museum.
Lead walking tours to local historic sites.
Publish a newsletter, disseminate historical information, and stimulate interest in Gilroy's past by contributing articles to news sources.
Mark historic buildings, sites, trails.
Give scholarships to students of history.
Present awards to groups or individuals who have contributed to a better understanding of local history.
Preserve historic materials for donation to the museum.
Support and encourage preservation of buildings and sites of historic importance.
Provide programs for members and the public to increase awareness and understanding of history.