The Colma Historical Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit membership-supported organization.   We were founded on July 26, 1993.


Mission Statement:


To collect, preserve and display documents and artifacts and disseminate information relating to the history of the Town of Colma.





Four membership meetings are held each year, the second Sunday in February, the last Tuesday in April, the Birthday Celebration on July 26th, the last Tuesday in October.  Please call for times  650-757-1676.


Our Motto:


"It's Great to be Alive in Colma"




"News and Notes" is printed four times per year, January,April, July and October





























Our Board Members:


Maureen O'Connor - President

Ed Graham - Vice President

Richard Rocchetta - Secretary

Margy Baldwin - Treasurer

Frank Maffei - Railroad Consultant

John Goodwin - Docent

Marianne Petroni - Docent

Michael Rocchetta - Computer & Displays


Patricia Hatfield - President Emerita

Dorothy Hillman - Treasurer Emerita






Maureen O'Connor - Newsletter, Dinner Chair, Tea Co-Chair

Richard Rocchetta - Museum & Office Manager

Diana Colvin - Membership Chair

Sue Hudson - Hospitality Chair

Helen Fisicaro- Tea Chair

Connie O'Leary - Website Manager





We welcome any historical items for our museum displays that are particularly related to Colma. Family history is also welcome, as we want to learn and share the memories of our earlier residents.




Research Library - Open During Museum Hours and contains:


Local History Books

Vintage Local Photographs

Stories of notable people buried in Colma cemeteries

History of early settlers in the north county

Limited family histories

Local school photographs and memorabilia

Valente, Marini, Perata Mortuary Records up to 1993


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