Free tours of the historic houses are offered Wednesday-Sunday at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, & 4:00 p.m. The only way to see the houses is on a tour.
We are always looking for helping hands with everything from guiding tours to running the Museum Store! No experience is necessary.
You can use portions of the Homestead Museum to take photographs of your special celebration. Reservations are required and fees apply.
It's All Relative: Researching Family History, Session 2 of 2
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nonfiction Book Club - California and the West: Local, State, & Regional Perspectives, Session 1 of 3
Ticket to the Twenties Festival
- Oct 6
Fiction Book Club - Bestsellers of the 1920s, Session 1 of 3
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wo/men at Work with “The Intake” Employee Publication of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, 15 September 1926
by Paul R. Spitzzeri The very powerful Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) was shaken to its core recently when F.B.I. agents raided a couple months back the department’s Bunker Hill headquarters and offices in the City Hall East complex as part of a probe concerning a disastrous rollout several years ago of... Continue Reading →
Read All About It in the “San Pedro Harbor Advocate,” 14 September 1889
by Paul R. Spitzzeri The Port of Los Angeles has been a vital part of the greater Los Angeles economy going back to the Mexican era, even if, in those early years, the harbor at San Pedro on the eastern edge of the Palos Verdes Peninsula was little more than a rudimentary landing for ships... Continue Reading →
On This Day: The Birthday of Lucinda A. Temple (1860-1928)
by Paul R. Spitzzeri After having six sons, Antonia Margarita Workman and F.P.F. Temple welcomed their seventh child and first daughter, Lucinda, on this day in 1860. Named for her father’s mother, Lucinda was so welcomed, family lore has it, that the Lady Banks rose bush that looms large over the front of the Workman... Continue Reading →
Striking a Chord with a Special Edition of “Pacific Coast Musician” Magazine, 12 September 1929
by Paul R. Spitzzeri Among the many transformations that took place in a booming Los Angeles during the early 20th century was the growth of professional music in the City of Angels. Improved transportation, a larger market and audience for performance, the advent of radio, the growth in recording, the building of better venues for... Continue Reading →