Knox House

GET READY FOR EL CAJON’S CENTENNIAL: VISIT KNOX HOUSE & WIEGHORST MUSEUMS IN FEBRUARY

 
February 17, 2012 (El Cajon) -- El Cajon has two great museums to visit during February - museum month.  The Knox House has a wealth of information about the 100-year history of the City of El Cajon, displaying photos and artifacts.  The Knox House was the first commercial building in El Cajon, built in 1876 as a hotel for travelers on their way to the Julian gold mines. The Knox House Museum will be open each Saturday in February, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at 280 N. Magnolia Avenue in El Cajon.  Admission is free.  You can also schedule private tours for your class or organization. For more information, please call (619) 444-3800, or visit www.elcajonhistory.org.

NATIONAL CURRENCY FROM SAN DIEGO?

 

June 1, 2011 (El Cajon)--Andrew Woodruff, author of The First Comprehensive San Diego Banknote Census, will share his knowledge of the history of banking and local banknotes on Friday, June 3, from 6:00 to 7:30. This is the fifth in a “Salon Series” of open houses at the Knox House Museum, offered by the El Cajon Historical Society in cooperation with El Cajon’s Community Development Corporation’s “First Friday” program. The series features speakers and musicians with unique talents and expertise to encourage conversations and discussions with members of the community.

 

A KNOX HOUSE CHRISTMAS: DEC. 4 IN EL CAJON

 

November 18, 2010 (El Cajon) – El Cajon Historical Society invites the public to “A Knox House Christmas” at the Knox House Museum on Saturday, December 4 from 2-4 p.m. Handcrafted gifts, ornaments, textiles, period items, jams, jellies and bakery items will be offered for sale—along with free cider with purchase.