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New Pages Posted

We have just posted some obituaries of Santee Residents.  (See Obituaries in menu above.) If you have any additional ones you would like to add, or any pictures or stories about these people, please submit them to us at:   TheSanteeHistoricalSociety@gmail.com … Continue reading

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This is Volunteer Appreciation Week. Thank you to all our volunteers!!!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers – especially Carol Crafts, Carole Delozier, Ken Gallo, Irene Holstein, Don Hunsaker III, Larry O’Brien, Gary Strawn, Alan Thompson, Arli Wolfson, and Ken Yuritas,  

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Damming Mission Gorge

One of the biggest hassles we had was trying to keep some of these idiots from building a dam in Mission Gorge . . . A lot of land would have been flooded—Santee, Lakeside, and about a third of El … Continue reading

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For Our Military – Army Staff Sgt. Sean P. Fisher, 29, Santee Died Aug 14, 2007

Army Staff Sgt. Sean P. Fisher, 29, Santee; among 5 troops killed in helicopter crash Army, Staff Sergeant Based: Ft. Wainwright, Alaska 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49 Supporting: Operation Iraqi Freedom Died: August 14, 2007 Taqaddum Air … Continue reading

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Then & Now – the Journey from Greenleaf Ice Cream Parlor to Riverview Community Church

Did you know…? In 1915 the U.S. Government acquired a parcel of land at the intersections of Mission Gorge, Magnolia and Woodside Avenues. Called ‘Santee Camp’, several quartermaster units for the Army were encamped in tents at the site, which … Continue reading

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New Business Member!

We are pleased to welcome Grocery Outlet as the newest business member of the Santee Historical Society. Grocery Outlet is the nation’s largest grocery extreme-value retailer that offers extreme bargains on brand name merchandise, with prices often up to 50% … Continue reading

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Terry Hansen – Santee man: A way with wood –

By Karen Pearlman | 2:33 p.m. April 9, 2015 Even as macular degeneration steals Terry Hansen’s eyesight and arthritis and other health problems slow him, the Santee resident is still crafting original wooden works of art that are beauties to behold. … Continue reading

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Wanted – Santee School Yearbooks

Do you have a yearbook from your years at a Santee, CA school that you don’t know what to do with?   You don’t want to throw them away…they were expensive and carry some wonderful memories!   But they are sitting on … Continue reading

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New Info

We are gradually adding new information to our website.  To see some of the “How-To” information we have posted under the Families of Santee, please register to our website.  Registration is free.  

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