Wednesday, May 29, 2013

ANAHEIM HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL BANQUET - JUNE 6, 2013


Tickets are going VERY fast for the AHS Annual Banquet at the Anaheim Packing House.
Next week, Thursday, June 6! Call 714-397-9182 or email Kandee Beas at KandeeBeas@Yahoo.com.

Monday, April 8, 2013

PROHIBITION IN ANAHEIM, Sunday April 21, 2013

ANNOUNCING OUR NEXT EVENT...


"Temperance and Temptation: Prohibition in Anaheim" 

Sunday April 21, 2013, 5PM 
at the Ebell Club 
 226 N. Helena Street in the Anaheim Colony

$10 General Admission, $5 AHS Members Admission 
Beer, Wine and Spirits will be available for purchase.

Friday, March 15, 2013

SHOW & TELL March 28, 2013


Disneyland's original 1955 City Hall doors...a leather bucket used by the Anaheim Fire Department in the 1870s...a one-hundred-year-old ostrich egg from the Atherton Ostrich Farms...

See these things and more at

Anaheim Historical Society's SHOW & TELL
March 28 at 6PM
at the MUZEO/Anaheim Heritage Center
241 S Anaheim Blvd Anaheim, CA 92805

Got something weird and wonderful from Anaheim's past that you would like to show? Bring it!

Special guest speaker and archivist Stephanie George, from the Cal State Fullerton Center of Oral & Public History, will share audio treasures from interviews with some of Anaheim's earliest citizens, including Charles Pearson and Kate Rea.

After the presentations (1 hour), enjoy light refreshments and tour the Anaheim History Room and Research Center where docents will highlight and elaborate on the collection.

Be part of the Fun! Bring an object with an "Anaheim story" to share. Bring friends!

Free Parking in the Center Street parking structure.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

ANAHEIM'S Historic ART in Public Places January 16, 2012


Join us for 
Anaheim’s Historic Art in Public Places 
a special presentation by artist Kevin Kidney 

January 16, 2012 at 6:30 pm 

Ebell Club of Anaheim 
226 North Helena Street 
Anaheim, CA 92805 
in the Anaheim Colony


Monday, December 10, 2012

AHS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Thursday, December 13, 2012



 Celebrate the season with neighbors and friends at the annual AHS Members' Holiday Open House!

This year's event takes place at the historic 1897 Kate & Ella Rea House, all decked out for Christmas.  Enjoy festive refreshments and cheery beverages in one of Anaheim's rare surviving Queen Anne Victorian homes, nestled in the Anaheim Colony Historic District.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:00 PM
The Kate and Ella Rea House
129 W. Stueckle Avenue
in the Anaheim Colony Historic District

 

Monday, July 9, 2012

Charles Phoenix's ANAHEIMLAND! September 9, 2012


Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 3PM
Loara Elementary School Auditorium
1601 W. Broadway, Anaheim, California

Tickets are $25 and available for purchase HERE!

The Anaheim Historical Society will present a live comedy retro slide show performance by pop-culture humorist Charles Phoenix, celebrating Disneyland in the 1950s and '60s, and the legends, landmarks and lore of the city that surrounds it.  Live music, special guests, and surprises.  If you love Anaheim, you will not want to miss this!

Friday, June 1, 2012

AHS Annual Banquet - June 14, 2012


Anaheim Historical Society Annual Banquet - Thursday, June 14, 2012 

Hey Everybody! Our ANNUAL BANQUET & MEETING is June 14, 2012.

The evening begins with a tour of the newly renovated Packing House at 5:30PM, followed by our meeting at 6:30PM in front of the GOOD FOOD HALL at Center St. Promenade. (The business portion of the meeting, and voting for new board members, is open to all Members, whether you plan to have dinner or not. AHS Members do not have to pay for, or attend, the dinner to attend the meeting and vote for the new board.)

Dinner provided by The Gypsy Den and K&A Downtown Cafe will be served indoors at 7:00PM.  Dinner tickets are $30 and must be ordered in advance (see below).

This year, Chris Bennett from the LAB will give us an inside look at the Packing House District and Downtown projects. Jim Wilson from Thirtieth Street Architects will speak on the history and restoration of the Packing House, and AHS Founder Diann Marsh will talk about the Anaheim that once was.


5:30 pm
Packing House Tour
444 South Anaheim Blvd.
If you would like to tour the inside of the Packing House and learn about all the exciting new things going on there, meet at the Packing House at 5:30 pm (sharp!)

6:30 pm
Welcome Reception and AHS Meeting at the GOOD FOOD Hall
201 West Center Street

7:00 pm
AHS Annual Banquet Dinner inside the GOOD FOOD HALL
207 West Center Street



To purchase banquet tickets ($30 each), or for further information, please contact us at 
714-397-9182 or email kandeebeas@yahoo.com