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New Self-Guided Victorian Christmas Tour

Celebrate the holidays by taking our new Self-Guided Victorian Christmas Tour! The halls are decked from top to bottom. Explore the Victorian Christmas Traditions that have taken over each room of the House.  Special booklet and online activities included in each tour!  Join us Thursday-Saturday 10-4pm Book a private tour Tuesday and Wednesday 10-4pm 

Haunted Stories

  Take our newly updated Self-Guided tour: The Davis-Horton House, Haunting Stories! Just in time for Halloween.   Visitor and staff encounters with the paranormal abound both day and night; lights are known to turn on after hours, electronics batteries drain faster within its walls, footsteps creak in empty rooms, and rocking chairs are used […]

“History Talks!” Lecture : Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 7 PM

Travel back in time with us to the days of the California Gold Rush! Located in the small Sierra Nevada town of Columbia, Columbia State Historic Park preserves the historic district of a once bustling gold rush town. Unlike the many other gold rush towns of the region, Columbia was never modernized or destroyed, making […]

“History Talks!” Lecture : Thursday, October 29th, 2020 at 7 PM

Take a virtual road trip with us up the California Coast to Casa Romantica in the seaside town of San Clemente! Overlooking the gorgeous Pacific Ocean, Casa Romantica is a classic Spanish Colonial Revival-style Cultural Center and Garden. Built in 1927, it was once the home of Ole Hanson, the Founder of the city of […]

Fall Back Festival

FALL BACK 2020 Is going Virtual! On November 1 at 11 AM join us on Facebook Live as we kick off our annual family-friendly Fall Back Festival virtually! For twenty years the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation has hosted Fall Back Festival, a family-friendly street faire that celebrates the history and culture of the Gaslamp Quarter. […]