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History in our own Backyard

RivCoParks is committed to preserving sites of historic importance. As stewards of these farms, museums, and schoolhouses from generations past, We are honored to share the history, culture & unique stories of each place with current and future generations. These sites are known as interpretive sites as we interpret for the inspiration of all residents the stories over time that have unfolded in our own backyards.

Historic Sites at glance

Winchester area:  located within the Lake Skinner Recreation Area

  • Historic one room schoolhouse with original features

  • Nature exhibits & live animals

  • Seasonal nature walks

Banning:  located off the 10 FWY and Sunset Ave.

  • 1880's ranch home

  • Historic wagon museum

  • Tours & special events

Riverside:  located off the 60 FWY and Rubidoux Blvd.

  • 30-acre historic ranch

  • Resident farm animals

  • Orchards

  • Events, tours, museum

Redlands/Beaumont area:  situated in San Timoteo Canyon

  • Historic one room schoolhouse

  • 125+ years old

  • Newly renovated

  • Historical designation