Tagged 19th century

Stay in Style at the Mission Inn Museum

Location: Riverside, California Date visited: February 27, 2016 Website: www.missioninnmuseum.org The Mission Inn Museum is supported by the Mission Inn Foundation and is located inside the curious and wonderful Mission Inn Hotel & Spa. The museum offers exhibits, a delightfully stocked museum store, and docent-led tours of the National Historic Landmark hotel, now a privately…

Back in Time at Riley’s Farm

Historic Site: Riley’s Farm, Oak Glen, California, USA Date of Visit: multiple throughout 2015 Website: www.rileysfarm.com Riley’s Farm provides unique living history experiences in a recreated environment. While most of the buildings are not “historic,” different areas of the farm correlate to different centuries with the “Colonial Chesterfield” area representing the 1770’s and the “Heritage…

Hawai’ian Russians: Russian Fort Elisabeth State Historical Park

Location: Waimea, Kaua’i, Hawai’i, United States Date of visit: December 14, 2015 Website: http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/parks/kauai/russian-fort-elizabeth-state-historical-park/ The Russian Fort Elisabeth State Historical Park contains the 19th century ruins of a defensive fort built in an attempt to protect Russian shipping interests and provide a provisioning port in the Pacific Ocean. Russia built two additional strongholds on the…

Redcliffe Plantation State Park

Site: Redcliffe Plantation State Park, Aiken County, South Carolina, US Date of Visit: August 9, 2015 Website: http://southcarolinaparks.com/redcliffe/introduction.aspx   Redcliffe Plantation consists of 369 acres, two cabins, one horse stable, a visitor’s center, and one big ol’ house. This house was donated to the state in 1973 by John Shaw Billings, whose family built the…

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