Events

On Monday, June 20, 2016 the Historical Society gave out Heritage Awards to six well deserved properties. The presentation ceremony and annual ice cream social was held at the Burrage Mansion.  The homes were built between 1898 and 1929. Photos of the structures and their......

City of Redlands 6th Annual Historic Preservation Fortnight May 2016 Sponsored by Redlands Conservancy & The Redlands Area Historical Society, Inc. Discovering Redlands’ Mid-Century architecture is the theme of this year’s Historic Preservation Fortnight. Plan on attending any or all of the following events. Monday,......

The Redlands Area Historical Society plans part two of the Alvarado Street Tour on Saturday February 24 at 9:00 a.m.  The tour will begin on the northwest corner of Alvarado and Fern and proceed north to Olive Avenue.  The tour will then follow the east......

Brett Waterman’s quest to restore homes in the Redlands area for the DIY Network television program “Restored” is the topic for the April 23 Redlands Area Historical Society program at 7:00 p.m. in the Redlands Contemporary Club House at 173 S. Eureka Street. Waterman graduated......

Steve Chapman will be the featured speaker at the Historical Society meeting on Monday evening, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. The meeting this month will be held in the Contemporary Club building located at 173 S. Eureka Street, Redlands. The Baby Boom generation remembers the......

Our annual Hillside Memorial Park walking tour will be given by Tom Atchley at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 22. Participants should meet in front of the Old Mausoleum. Cost of the tour is $10. Hillside Cemetery is located at 1540 Alessandro Road, Redlands....

The Redlands Area Historical Society will host a walking tour on Saturday, February 11, 2017 that meanders through the Cypress Court subdivision beginning on East Cypress Avenue at the entrance of Cypress Circle at 9:00 a.m. The tour will be led by Tom Atchley, vice-president......

The Redlands Area Historical Society will tour the East Fern Avenue Historic District April 22 beginning on the north side near Redlands Blvd. at 9:00 a.m. On April 22 at 9:00 a.m. the first half of the Fern Avenue tour will begin at Redlands Blvd.......

The Redlands Area Historical Society meeting for February 27th will take place at the Contemporary Club House at 173 Eureka Street at 7:00 p.m.    The evening topic will be presented by a panel of Redlanders that grew up in Redlands in the 1960’s. The program......

On Saturday October 21 the Redlands Area Historical Society will conduct a walking tour of Hillside Memorial Park located at 1540 Alessandro Road, Redlands. The tour will start at 4:00 p.m. beginning near the Egyptian Mausoleum and finishing before sundown.  Tom Atchley, vice-president of the......

A.K. Smiley Public Library at 125 W. Vine Street, Redlands The Redlands Area Historical Society is sponsoring its second annual Historic Preservation Faire in celebration of National Historic Preservation month and the City’s Historic Preservation Fortnight. This informative event will include a variety of activities......

The month of May is National Historic Preservation month. The Redlands Area Historical Society and the Redlands Conservancy will be sponsoring a series of events to highlight Redlands’ historic structures from May 14-27, 2018. The theme for this year’s fortnight is “Down to the Station”......

The Society will celebrate the 125th anniversary of Redlands High School on Monday night, October 24th at 7:00 p.m.  Tom Atchley will present the program which will be held in the Grace Mullen Auditorium on the high school campus. The program traces some of the......

Five Redlands Vietnam veterans will recall their individual stories when the Redlands Area Historical Society meets on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Contemporary Club building at 173 S. Eureka Street. Our panelists will be Mick Gallager, Jim Eastwood, Richard Beemer, Rob......

On March 27th three graduate students from the University of California Riverside will present their research on the role minorities played in the Inland Empire citrus industry. As Redlands became a focal point of the industry Native Americans, Chinese, Korean, Japanese were employed. The Federal......

A special walking tour celebrating the 2017 Redlands Historic Preservation Fortnight will be held on Saturday, May 20. Tom Atchley, Vice President of the Historical Society will lead the tour focusing on the Arts & Crafts Architecture of the Eureka and West Cypress Avenue neighborhoods.......