Over two weeks, five events, sponsored by Redlands Conservancy and Redlands Area Historical Society, will focus attention on the benefits of historic preservation in our town.
Monday, May 14, 6-7:30 – Fortnight Reception – At historic Santa Fe Depot on Orange Street:
Announcement of 2018 Adaptive Reuse Award winner
Introductions of new Club 125 Inductees
Free and open to the public ~ Refreshments served.
Saturday, May 19, 9am – Tour of Historic Santa Fe Depot District – With local historian, Tom Atchley:
The tour will begin at the depot, designed by Arthur Brown, Jr., located at 351 North Orange Street. Atchley will take participants through the National Register district that surrounds the 1909 depot building. The depot is slated to be reactivated with the future extension of the Metrolink trains to Redlands. The tour is $10 for Historical Society members and $15 for non-members, and will last approximately 2 hours.
Thursday, May 24, 5:30 – Program at Redlands Forum, presented by Nathan Gonzales
Saturday, May 26, –Field Trip and tour of Metrolink train stations:
Tour two historic train stations along the Metrolink route to learn about their history and their impact on the neighboring development. The tour will meet at San Bernardino Train Station at 8:30am for a guided tour, then take the train to Claremont for a guided tour of the train station there. Participants will buy their own train tickets, and will return on their own schedule. No reservations necessary, but we’d love it if you would register on Eventbrite to let us know you’re coming! Just click here.
Sunday, May 27, 9am – Fortnight 5K – Walking the tracks in Redlands:
Gather at the Santa Fe Depot, and follow the 5K route east to the location of the University of Redlands future train stop before returning. Walk with a guidebook featuring details of the history of sites along the route. Free and open to the public. Please register on Eventbrite so we know you’re coming! Just click here to register.
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.