California’s State Historic Landmark No.152
National Register of Historic Places
The mission of the Friends of Rancho San Pedro is to preserve and increase community awareness of early California history as it relates to the Dominguez family, homestead adobe and the Rancho San Pedro, the first Spanish land grant in California. This is accomplished through educational programs and the operation of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum.
All teachers are invited to our Open House on September 7th and October 1st. In this open house we will be discussing the many things that the museum offers during our school tours for both teachers and students. For those teachers who have already joined us for school tours, we look forward to hearing how we can improve your experience.
Wednesday, September 7th: 4pm-6pm
Saturday, October 1st: 1pm-3pm
We will be offering light snacks and refreshments! All those teachers who join our open house will be entered to win a $250.00 bus reimbursement for our museum.
**RSVP today by calling us at 310-603-0088 or email Chantal Ochoa at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Legacy of Rancho San Pedro, a special exhibition at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels opens August 21, 2016 through November 27, 2016. Featuring rare religious books, ephemera and art from the Museum’s Archives, the exhibition highlights the Dominguez Family’s contributions to the Catholic Community in Los Angeles. On view in the Art Chapel during the Cathedral’s hours of operation. Admission is free.
Plan your visit through the Cathedral’s website here: http://www.olacathedral.org/gettinghere/index.html
**Please note there is a fee to park in the Cathedral’s parking structure.
Acknowledgement: Saturday September 10, 2016 from 2PM to 5PM CANCELLED
Come out for the Rancho’s second annual military timeline. The celebration of military history dates back to the 600’s. There will be encampment recreations, firing demonstration, battles, and historical figures to talk with.
Saturday September 24th from 10AM to 4PM
Sunday September 25th from 10AM to 4PM
*Please refer back to our website for future details regarding activities and admission fees*
*There will also be food vendors and time period artifacts to purchase.*
Join us as we celebrate the 170th anniversary of the Battle of Dominguez Hill also known as the Battle of the Old Woman’s Gun.
In this FREE two-day event you will be able to experience the reenactment of the battle as well as the many aspects of life during the 1800’s.
Saturday October 8th from 10AM to 4PM
Saturday October 9th from 10AM to 4PM
Come and experience the following:
–California and U.S Navy encampment re-creation
–Visit a church, parlor, bookshop, drum barracks, mercantile and frontier camps
–Music and dance, sewing on an antique machine, lace making and quilting.
–Corn husk doll making, tortilla making, cattle roping, adobe brick making and gold panning.
–Time period artifacts on sale.
–Take a tour of the Dominguez Homestead.