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Local historian and former Redlands Area Historical Society (RAHS) president Tom Atchley has been compiling historical information on Redlands in a timeline or chronological order for many years. He then shared his 80 page chronology with Society Board member Ron Running who began thinking of...

Our program for February will be a show and tell for members and guests to share their heirlooms, photos, trinkets, postcards, maps, collectables, signs, books, letters and treasures from Redlands past. The meeting will be held in the Contemporary Clubhouse located at 173 South Eureka...

The Redlands Area Historical Society was organized in 1972 and incorporated in 1974.  We have had nineteen presidents during the time period to 2019.   The Historical Society has changed over the years but has remained true to educating Redlanders on the history of their community. We...

The second half of the Fourth Street Walking Tour will take place January 12 at 10:00 a.m beginning on the corner of Fourth St. and West Fern Avenue.  The Redlands Area Historical Society tour is led by Tom Atchley.   Historical Society members fee is $10...

The Redlands Area Historical Society October 22nd meeting at the Contemporary Club House at 7:00 p.m. will feature John Howard Weeks discussing “The Healthiest People on Earth.” Weeks is a retired longtime columnist for the San Bernardino Sun newspaper.   He has authored books on the Inland...

Our new president, Steve Spiller will be the program speaker for the Monday, September 24, 2018 program. Steve prepared a paper for the Fortnightly Club which documents the story of Historic Preservation in Redlands throughout the City's history. Steve chronicles how instrument the Historical Society...

A smartphone app called RAHS Explorer is now available which provides information on all of the buildings that have received Heritage Awards. The app is available for free on either Google Playstore or Apple App store. The app will allow you to find awarded buildings,...

To celebrate National Historic Preservation week the Redlands Area Historical Society will host a walking tour of the Santa Fe Depot Historic District on Saturday, May 19th beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Tom Atchley, vice-president of the Historical Society will lead the tour. The depot is...