Open House


10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

Includes a tour of the 1891 Heritage House with Period furnishings, the Christian R. Harris Memorial Hall, the First Jail in San Bernardino, and the Historical Society Library.


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San Bernardino, CA 92402

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All programs are held on the first Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted at 7:00 P.M. inside the Christian R. Harris Memorial Hall which is located next to the Heritage House at the corner of 8th and D Streets in San Bernardino. They are open to the public free of charge, so bring a friend!



Thursday, September 3rd, 7:00 PM

San Bernardino’s Rich Radio Heritage

Mike Williams and Tim Abney will talk about San Bernardino’s Rich Radio Heritage.  Accompanied by local DeeJays from the Inland Empire’s “Top 40” glory days of the late 1950’s through the 1970’s, they will talk about epic radio stations such as KFXM 590, K-MEN 129 and KCKC 1350, the numerous mega-concerts held over the years at the Swing Auditorium and have on display a plethora of memorabilia dating back to the when AM radio ruled.


Thursday, October 1st,  7:00PM

The History and Culture  

of the Serrano Indians


Paakuma’ “Shorty” Tawinat, will present The History and Culture of the Serrano Indians.  Paakuma is a member of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and a cultural presenter working with the San Manuel Education Department to educate the broader community about the Serrano—the indigenous people of the San Bernardino highlands, passes, valleys and mountains.
 During this presentation, he will talk about both the traditional and contemporary aspects of Serrano culture, music and way of life.




Thursday, November 5th,  7:00PM