Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society Speaker Series
While staying at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, learn about the town’s history and culture during “Coffee in the Courtyard” presented by The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society. The three-part speaker series is informative, entertaining and designed for the curious. Coffee and refreshments are served beginning at 9:30AM and presentations begin at 10:00AM, followed by Q&A.
Location: La Flecha House – 6036 La Flecha, Rancho Santa Fe
Tickets: $15 RSF Historical Society members | $20 non-members
To purchase: visit www.rsfhs.org or call 858-756-9291
August 24: ‘The Mills Act’ by Vonn Marie May
Vonn Marie May, a historian and cultural and land planning research specialist, will present on ‘The Mills Act’ and how you can save by owning a historic property, such as what is needed to qualify for property tax discounts. This talk will be especially interesting to people who either have an historic property or are thinking about purchasing one.
September 21: ‘World Class Drought Tolerant’ by Steve Anthony
The September 21st program “World Class Drought Tolerant Plants” will be a show and tell by horticulturalist and landscape specialist Steve Anthony. He will lead a discussion on desert and other xerophyte plants that thrive in Rancho Santa Fe’s climate.
October 12: ‘Chinese Contribution to the Transcontinental Railroad’ by Russell Low, MD
October 12th will be a presentation by Russell Low, MD, titled “Chinese Contribution to the Transcontinental Railroad.” Dr. Low is the author of the book “Three Coins” and a prominent lecturer on Chinese-American history. His family’s story has been featured on the History Channel, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, the Voice of America, the California State Railroad Museum, and the Smithsonian Museum of American History.