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Retalhos: A Portuguese History of Kings County: Announcemnt Post

Come enjoy our latest exhibit.

Retalhos: A Portuguese History of Kings County

curated by Kathi Mendes Gulley and Michael Semas

This exhibit is dedicated to telling the stories of the families who emigrated from Portugal and the Azores while shining a light on contributions they have made to Kings County for over 100 years.

Exhibit Dates:

Part One - Portuguese Immigration

January 27th - April 16th

Part Two - Portuguese Culture

May 12th - August 13th

Part Three - Portuguese Agriculture and Economic Power

September 8th - December 17th


Thank you to the following organizations, families and individuals for sponsoring


A Portuguese History of Kings County


Sucesso Encontado

The Rick Conway Family

Kathi Mendes Sulley



The Ginger Dukes Family

Hanford Fox Theater/Wilma and Dan Humason

Salmon's Furniture Galleries

The Sharp Family: Janet, Bill, Diane, and Bob

George and Gloria Soares

Ganhar a Vida:

Valley Wide Ag Insurance Services/Valley Premier Insurance Services

Nova Imigrante:

The Hanford Sentinel

Em Especie:

Main Street Hanford

St. Jorge Winery

Bernandette Bezera Andrade

Leonard Dias

Isabelle Espinoza

John Fagundes

Patty Cotta Larmon

Marlene Macedo

Kings County Burris Park Museum

Mary Ann Neves Macedo

Victor Rosa

Michael J. Semas

Hellen Vierra Sullivan

Justine Judy Theodore

Sacramento Portuguese Historical & Cultural Society

Vern Vierra



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