City Historian

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Department head: Toby Echelberry

7351 Rosanna St, Gilroy, CA 95020

The city historian is appointed for a four-year term, with no limit on the number of terms. The city historian provides interpretation of Gilroy’s past by gathering and evaluating evidence, making thoughtful and appropriate generalizations, and writing well-organized narratives.

Duties may include providing presentations to organizations and groups, developing an education program for school tours, teaching adult educators about regional history, providing articles on local history for local media, and assisting the city’s Historic Heritage Committee and the Gilroy Historic Society.

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