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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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, August 7th, 2014 7:00 PM

The Highland Historic District

Highland City Historian Nancy Alexander will present a PowerPoint tour of the “Highland Historic District”.  
Nancy, who was honored by the Chamber of Commerce as its Citizen of the Year in 2011, will talk about how Highland acquired its historic designation.  
The presentation will include the history of the district's formation, its boundaries and the homes and commercial buildings that are included.  
Nancy will also bring copies of a new self-guided walking tour booklet to sell.

Thursday, September 4th, 7:00 PM

Firefighting Air tankers/Past and Present. 


Bob Will, retired U.S. Forest Service Division Chief with 45 years of experience in fire and aviation management, will present “Firefighting Air tankers/Past and Present.” 
This program will focus on the history and evolution of retardant dropping air tankers—from biplanes, WWII bombers, up to the generation of all turbine fleet.  This presentation will include the transformation of part of the old Norton Air Force Base into the current U.S. Forest Service San Bernardino Air tanker Base.




Thursday, October 2nd, 7:00 PM

To be Announced


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