2019 Historic Preservation Fortnight Plus – All Things Rock and Stone: Walls, Curbs and Zanjas
If you missed this years walking tour, click here to download the self-guided tour booklet!
The 2019 Historic Preservation Fortnight beings May 11. Over two weeks, five events, sponsored by Redlands Conservancy and Redlands Area Historical Society, focused attention on the benefits of historic preservation in our town:
May 11, Saturday – Town and Gown Picnic along the Zanja at UofR
The annual Awards of Distinction Dinner by Town and Gown, this year celebrating the 200th birthday of the Mill Creek Zanja, and the 25th anniversary of Redlands Conservancy. Information and reservations available through Town and Gown at University of Redlands.
May 13, Monday – 6-7:30 pm – Fortnight Reception, at the Asistencia on Barton Road
- Club 125 inductees
- Adaptive Reuse Award winner announced
- Free and open to the public
May 14, Tuesday, 6 pm – AK Smiley Public Library program – “Archaeology and Architecture of the R J Dunn house”, by Donn Grenda, PhD
- Free and open to the public, Assembly Room.
May 18, Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm – Ground – Breaking event at MOD Packing House, 330 Third St
May 19 – Sunday, 9 am – 5K walk of the other Zanjas and rock walls – Prospect Park on Cajon
- Free and open to the public, register at Eventbrite.com
May 28, Tuesday, 5:30 pm – Redlands Forum with Nathan Gonzalez, Archivist, Head of Special Collections – “Redlands Forum with Nathan Gonzalez”
- Free and open to the public – tickets through Redlands Forum
The Redlands Historic Preservation Fortnight has become an important series of events in Redlands, focusing on the forever value of the structures and sites that contribute to the character of Redlands.