Virtual Program: Gov. Alvarado Documentary Film

The Richmond Museum of History & Culture is presenting a series of virtual programs through April 2020.

Join us on Zoom:

Film Screening
Juan B. Alvarado Governor of Alta California (1836-1842)

An original documentary film by David Anaya about San Pablo’s Most Famous Citizen!

Join us in virtual film screening program of the first bio-documentary on one of early California?s Mexican period Governors,??Juan B. Alvarado (1836-1842).

Juan B. Alvarado (1809-1882) born & raised in Monterey under the Spanish crown, led a federalist revolution to rise to political prominence during the Mexican period. Alvarado married into the well established Castro family of San Pablo/Contra Costa and granted multiple land grants to settlers during his political tenure before retiring in San Pablo as an American citizen. Join us in a special virtual film screening program joined by the director, D.A. Anaya who will be available for a short q&a/discussion after the film.


This film was made possible by a grant from the City of San Pablo Community Foundation grant.

A program in partnership with the?San Pablo Museums & Historical Society