April 25, 2019

The 2019 Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation’s 4th annual live play reading will be a matinee performance featuring the story of Mrs. Irene West.

Mrs. West was the first African-American teacher in Elk Grove.  A graduate of Fisk University in Tennessee, she came to Sacramen...

August 8, 2018

In 1882 John Mahon came out to the Cosumnes River valley to raise hops after growing them for many years on the American River near present day Cal Expo. In the Garden of the World, a biographical account of early pioneers written in 1890, he is listed as one of the la...

June 16, 2018

The Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation is proud to partner with the Elk Grove Historical Society for the annual Plow-to-Plate dinner and entertainment event on Saturday September 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The dinner will be an evening of fine dining prepared by a loca...

March 18, 2018

An ad hoc group has met twice since January to review and coordinate 2018 Elk Grove Area History Week activities. The group included representatives from the Chamber of Commerce, Old Town Merchants, Cosumnes CSD, City of Elk Grove, Elk Grove Historical Society, LMML Fo...

November 10, 2017

Over the generations, from the fields and homes of Elk Grove, men and women have fought, with honor and distinction, in many conflicts around the world in service to their country. 

In 2017, the Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation discovered the very poignant story of one E...

July 25, 2017

The Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation will be at two of the most popular events of the summer:

30th Annual Strauss Festival

When: July 27 – 30

Where: Elk Grove Regional Park

We’ll be there all four nights assisting Elizabeth Pinkerton offer her books History Happened Here a...

July 12, 2017

Tickets for the 2017 Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation Annual Performance and Dinner event are now available. The event is also the Grand Finale to the Greater Elk Grove Area History Week. Tickets will include a catered dinner, wine, valet parking, live music, and a perf...

May 7, 2017

Cool August Night: A Stroll Down Memory Lane is being hosted by the Hanford Ranch Winery, in connection with the Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation, on Saturday, August 19, 2017. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the LMML Foundation. The event will run from 5:00...

May 5, 2017

On Sunday, April 9, 2017, the Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation held a Spring Mixer at the beautiful Hanford Ranch Winery, which is located east of Galt. The occasion of the Spring Mixer was for the formal presentation of the many History Week Resolutions adopted by orga...

March 26, 2017

We are proud to launch the Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation Facebook page. After all, we wouldn't be able to bring history into the future without social media! Make sure to head to https://www.facebook.com/lmmlfoundation/ to like our page and get all of the up-to-...

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