Crab n’ Go for 2021

This year our committee has teamed up with the crew at Zandonella Catering to provide the friends and family of the Martinez Historical Society a traditional crab feed meal. See the photos and you’ll know why we’re hungry for this local collaboration.

Caroline Holpin, a.k.a. Papinta the Flame Dancer

Caroline Holpin known as “Papinta the Flame Dancer” was born Alice Caroline Hipple on March 16, 1868 in Ramsey, Anoka County, Minnesota. Her husband, William, who was originally from Wisconsin, bought 150 acres in Ygnacio Valley in 1897. The Ygnacio Valley farm, known as “El Royo” was purchased with Papinta’s dance money so William could […]