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Civil War Days!

It was a weekend of living history at HMOC! An enormous “thank you” to the 400+ people who volunteered, participated, visited, joined in…

August 5, 2014 in Events, Family Event, Living History, News by kwilliams

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A Witches’ Brew Tea!

“Double, double, toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble…” Victorian Tea Society is busy brewing tea again at HMOC! Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:30am Seating $22.00 per Adult or Child Tickets are selling fast! Seating is limited and reservations are required. Separate Adult and Child plates will be served. Costumes are encouraged. There will  Read more

July 16, 2014 in Events, Family Event, Full Tea Event, News, Open to the Public, Victorian Tea Society Event by kwilliams

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Orange County Civil Rights History Exhibit

Join Us for a Special Reception on Wednesday, July 16th at 6:00pm…

July 2, 2014 in Events, Exhibits, History, Local History, News, Open to the Public by kwilliams

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“Journey Stories” Exhibit & Events!


July 1, 2014 in Exhibits, Family Event, Local History, News, Open to the Public by kwilliams

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Journey Stories Contest!

Journey Stories Question: “What is your favorite mode of transportation around town? Do you like to walk, ride bicycles, cruise around town in a car? Tell us how you like to move around on a sunny day in Southern California. Why do you do it?” In honor of Journey Stories coming to Heritage Museum of  Read more

June 16, 2014 in Events, Exhibits, News, Open to the Public by kwilliams


Maag Farmhouse and Journey Stories

The Maag Farmhouse on the property of Heritage Museum of Orange County will be home to new exhibits at the museum. The inaugural exhibition, Journey Stories, is set to open on October 5, 2014. Journey Stories, is a collaboration between Museum on Main Street and Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and has been made  Read more

January 16, 2014 in Events, Exhibits, How You Can Help, Maag, News by kwilliams

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“Sibyl Victoria Kellogg – Hiram Clay’s Eldest” Exhibit Now Open

Sibyl Victoria Kellogg was born on January 31, 1891 and was the eldest child of Hiram Clay Kellogg and Victoria Schultz Kellogg. Sibyl embraced her artistic talent at a young age and as a teenager was enrolled in the Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles. At Westlake, Sibyl thrived in theater and poetry. She  Read more

July 23, 2013 in History, Kellogg, Kellogg House, Local History, News by kwilliams

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Victorian Dollhouse on Display!

Heritage Museum of Orange County recently received the donation of a Victorian dollhouse from Dr. Janice Clark, M.D. The dollhouse stands three stories (48½” tall) and has a footprint of 27-1/2” wide by 36” deep. The home is part of the Heritage Home Series crafted and built by the late Richard Tucker. This late 19th  Read more

May 16, 2013 in Exhibits, News by kwilliams


Business4Better Convention & Expo

  May 1-2, 2013 9:00am – 5:00pm   Heritage Museum of OC has been invited to participate in the 2013 Business4Better Expo to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center on May 1-2, 2013. Join thousands of people who are embracing their social responsibility and partnering with non-profit organizations around the globe! Learn and be  Read more

April 25, 2013 in News, past-events by kwilliams

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“Gospel Swamp” History Festival – Sat April 27 11am – 4pm

What is Gospel Swamp? Join us and learn about a fascinating side to Orange County History! It’s a day of learning & fun for adults and children alike! Enjoy live demonstrations and interact with craftsmen from Orange County Blacksmith Guild, local Quilters’ Guild, Spinners & Weavers Guild, and Victorian Tea Society. There will be hands-on  Read more

March 14, 2013 in Affiliate News, News, past-events by kwilliams

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