We are delighted that you have considered joining the Conference of California Historical Societies!  Please select your CCHS membership type. (Click on the button)

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If you wish to make a great gift of membership to another person or organization, please contact the CCHS office and our staff will be able to assist you.  You can reach us at 909.480.3964. 

JOIN/RENEW CCHS Membership for 2019:  It is time NOW to make your commitment to CCHS!

Thank you for your continued support of the Conference of California Historical Societies. Your membership has assisted us in strengthening California’s historical community and allowed us to accomplish so much this year! As a reminder, yearly membership to CCHS runs January 1 through December 31.   Your membership can be paid at this time, and will include the following benefits throughout the year:

  • Access to Low Cost Liability Insurance
  • Discounted rates for training at our Northern and Southern Workshops
  • Discounted rates to the Annual Meeting in Northern California, June 2019
  • Your events listing on the CCHS website and social media
  • Voting privileges

We thank you for your support and we look forward to working with you in the coming year! Membership renewal letters will be mailed the week of December 4 or you can renew online.  Your membership will help us continue to meet the needs of Californians who care about and protect our state’s history!  For detailed information on the exciting events for 2019 and the accomplishments from 2018, please click on the President's Letter below.

We would also encourage you to take the brief survey by clicking HERE in order to help CCHS better serve your organization's needs in 2019.

A Letter from CCHS President, Therese Melbar

Join/Renew Now!

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commented 2017-01-26 15:54:32 -0800 · Flag
Hi Tessa, Lifetime membership is located through the Individuals tab.
commented 2017-01-14 18:45:14 -0800 · Flag
I would like lifetime membership capability.
commented 2016-01-05 20:32:58 -0800 · Flag
Our website software does not currently have the capability to gift memberships…all apologies, but I’m sure they are on it!
commented 2015-12-18 16:22:55 -0800 · Flag
What happened to the gift membership form?
commented 2015-05-23 11:58:20 -0700 · Flag
I invite you to be part of the conversation in enhancing and enjoying California’s rich and diverse history. Take an active role through your membership individually and through your organizations.—Michael Otten, 2nd vice president, Conference of California Historical Societies.
commented 2015-05-22 14:02:38 -0700 · Flag
I invite you to be part of the conservation in enhancing and enjoying California’s rich and diverse history.—Michael Otten, 2nd vice president, Conference of California Historical Societies.
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Bringing together California's historical community to share California's heritage, learn from one another and strengthen our communities.