Frequently Asked Questions

How did Lodi get it's name?
Christi Kennedy wrote a great article for the Lodi News Sentinel. You can read the article here.

Will the Lodi Historical Society help me research my family history?
Unfortunately, Members of the Historical Society are unable to provide research services. However, during our monthly Membership/Program meetings we frequently have guest speakers who give valuable advice on how to conduct your own research.

What is the purpose of the Lodi Historical Society?
The Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and maintaining the history of Lodi. The Society promotes and encourages an interest in the preservation of history, sites and landmarks in Lodi.

How do I join?
You may join The Society by printing out our membership application and mailing it in. You may attend one of our Membership/Program Meetings to meet our members and pick up an application. Applications are also available at the Hill House.