A postcard of King City from the Michael J. Semas Collection

JOLON — An annual fall meeting and dinner of the San Antonio Valley Historical Association (SAVHA) is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 6, at the historic Hacienda at Fort Hunter Liggett.

The event, which is open to the public, will feature a presentation by Hanford Historian Michael J. Semas, who is a collector of old postcards and photos. In the course of his collecting images of Kings County in the Central Valley, he has also acquired images pertaining to Southern Monterey County.

Semas hosts a Facebook page with more than 21,000 followers called “Antique Images from the Collection of Michael J. Semas.”

The event will include a 4 p.m. no-host social hour at the Fort Hunter Liggett Hacienda, accessed via Jolon Road. Hacienda staff will provide a buffet dinner at 5 p.m. Semas’ presentation is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

Price for the event is $30 per person payable in advance. Reservations are required by Oct. 25 by contacting event organizer Karen Jernigan at 831-594-3740 by phone or text or emailing [email protected].

Seating is limited. Security clearance is required for entrance onto the military base.

San Antonio Valley Historical Association is a nonprofit organization in Southern Monterey County that focuses on preserving the history of the area. More information about the group is available at the group’s website SAVHA.org or on its Facebook page.

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