This category is for sites related to any part of the history of what is now the State of California in the United States of America.

Information on historically significant Californians.

Please note that Californians who are famous for something other than being from California or for their involvement in the state are listed in other sections of the directory. For example, Jerry Garcia is from San Francisco, but he is listed in Arts: Music: Bands and Artists.

Information on the Civil War in California.
Towns and places within California that at one time were a thriving community which are now abandoned or are almost completely abandoned.