Meetings are held on the last Sunday in January, and then the first Sundays of April, June, October, and December (we are dark in the summer).
Meetings of the Riverside Historical Society are from 12:30 to 1:30. at the Riverside Medical Clinic in the downstairs conference room.
7117 Brockton Avenue
Riverside CA 92506
We have a social hour (bring your own lunch) from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm then a short meeting, followed by a presentation about some aspect of local history.
Questions? Please e-mail us at email@example.com
June 2, 2019:
RIVERSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS PART 2 OF A LECTURE SERIES ON THE HISTORY OF THE AUTOMOBILE IN RIVERSIDE (Jennifer Mermilliod)
In this second session, Jennifer will identify momentous improvements in automobile manufacture on the national level, which dovetailed with pivotal changes here in Riverside to support the beginnings of a shift from agriculture to autoculture as a principal economy.
October 6, 2019:
The Magic Lantern-Early Form of Slide Projector (Glenn Wenzel)
Riverside Historical Society board member Glenn Wenzel will be giving a Magic Lantern slide presentation on early scenes from Riverside. He will be using an old projector and original slides from the early 1900s and also discuss early Magic Lantern presentations.
Riverside Chinatown Circa 1903-1911
Orange Crate Label Circa 1930-1935
Riverside Avenue Circa 1915
North Corner of 7th (University) and Main Street