H. Lee House Cultural Center

ONE SURVIVED, THE OTHER DIDN'T: HISTORY ALIVE IN LEMON GROVE JUNE 4

 

May 23, 2015 (Lemon Grove)--On hand to tell how and why on June 4 at 7 p.m. in the H. Lee House Cultural Center will be historian Robert P. Case and his riveting lecture, "A Tale of Two Cities," the story of the San Diego and San Francisco expositions in 1915.

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT ERNEST ANASTOS LIVE AT THE LEE HOUSE NOV. 6

 

October 25, 2014 (Lemon Grove)-- The "History Alive" lecture series, sponsored by the Lemon Grove Historical Society, will continue on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the H. Lee House Cultural Center, 3205 Olive, Lemon Grove, with a presentation by the City's charismatic school superintendent, Ernest Anastos, related to the series' current theme, "The Future of Lemon Grove."

AN IMMIGRANT'S JOURNEY: JUNE 5 IN LEMON GROVE

 

June 4, 2014 (Lemon Grove) - On Thursday June 5th the Lemon Grove Historical Society will present “An immigrant’s Journey” as part of its “History Alive” series at 7:00 in the  H. Lee House Cultural Center at 3205 Olive Street in Lemon Grove.

COMING TO AMERICA: AN IRAQI IMMIGRANT'S REMARKABLE JOURNEY - MAY 1 IN LEMON GROVE

 

April 19, 2014 (Lemon Grove) - Continuing this season's theme, "immigrant history alive right now," the Lemon Grove Historical Society will present Warda Yonan on the "History Alive" lecture series on May 1 at 7 p.m. in the H. Lee House Cultural Center, 3205 Olive, Lemon Grove.

SAN DIEGO'S FIRST SCHOOL TEACHER "LIVE" IN THE H. LEE HOUSE MARCH 6

 

February 28, 2014 (Lemon Grove)--"History Alive" will continue on Mar. 6 at 7 p.m. in the H. Lee House Cultural Center, 3205 Olive, Lemon Grove, when Vanessa Jones in period attire presents the remarkable story of Mary Chase Walker, the Massachusetts school teacher who moved to San Diego in the summer of 1865 as the Civil War was ending to helm the city's first school in Old Town.

HISTORY ALIVE SERIES: FILM NIGHT AT LEE HOUSE IN LEMON GROVE MAY 2

April 25, 2013 (Lemon Grove) – The Lemon Grove Historical Society will present FILM NIGHT AT LEE on May 2 at 7 p.m. in the H. Lee House Cultural Center, 3205 Olive, Lemon Grove.  Two Emmy Award-winning historical documentaries by Jack Ofield will be accompanied by artifacts from the films.

"Balboa Park:  A Living Legend" features original black and white and color footage from the 1915 and 1935 expositions that marked the birth and rejuvenation of the park.  The unique beauty and attractions that made the park one of the world's great urban spaces are fondly recalled by eye witnesses to the expositions.  The late San Diego Congressman Lionel Van Deerlin narrates the half-hour production.

ANNUAL AUTUMN HIGH TEA IN THE HISTORIC H. LEE HOUSE OCTOBER 14

October 6, 2012 (Lemon Grove) – The Lemon Grove Historical Society is holding its annual October Autumn Tea at the historic H. Lee House on October 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  The Lee House is located at 3205 Olive in Lemon Grove.

The cost to attend is $23 per person and is first come, first served.  The seating is limited to 30.  For more information contact 619-460-4353 or lghistorical@gmail.com.

A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH ESTELLE LAUER APRIL 5

April 4, 2012 (Lemon Grove) --  The "History Alive" lecture series continues on Apr. 5 at 7 p.m. in the H. Lee House Cultural Center, 3205 Olive, Lemon Grove, when the Lemon Grove Historical Society presents "A Fireside Chat with Estelle Lauer."   This warm and witty writer, teacher, and former columnist for the Valley Grove News and Life News, is a walking repository of often hilarious tales that reveal the back story of Lemon Grove and its unique cast of people and institutions.  

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT AT THE LEMON GROVE COMMUNITY BONFIRE DECEMBER 2

 November 25, 2011 (Lemon Grove)-- Lemon Grove will kick off the Holiday Season with the 14th Annual Community Bonfire, Friday, December 2 from 6--8 p.m. at Civic Center Park. The celebration features games, face painting, laser tag, live music and horse-drawn carriage rides. This family event is free, and features an Open House at the Parsonage Museum and H. Lee House. Free Refreshments are available.

WOMEN WHO HELPED BUILD SAN DIEGO: FEB. 3 PRESENTATION BY LEMON GROVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

January 15, 2011 (Lemon Grove)--In celebration of Women's History Month, the Lemon Grove Historical Society will continue its free "History Alive" lectures series on Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. in the H. Lee House Cultural Center, 3205 Olive, Lemon Grove. Ashley Gardner, past president of the Women's Museum of California, presents the story of women who helped to build San Diego County in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.