Ripon VFW Post 1051

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.

San Joaquin County Historical Society

The San Joaquin County Historical Society preserves and interprets the history of our county and provides educational experiences that showcase the county’s traditions of ingenuity, innovation, and invention — with emphasis on San Joaquin county’s singular contributions in agriculture — to promote community pride, continued learning, and an appreciation of regional history among county residents and visitors