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Please join us for a workshop in sustainable landscape design, presented by the Water Replenishment District of Southern California. This workshop is free but requires RSVP. For more information, or to sign up, contact Monica Sijder at (562) 275-4234 or msijder@wrd.org.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Rancho Los Cerritos! The historic home has been decorated with period-specific materials, from the fresh evergreen garland along the staircase to the gift boxes in the master bedroom and charity baskets in the food storage room. Our house tours (Wednesdays through Sunday, 1-5pm, free) will expand[…]

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This fall to spring program will offer monthly bird walks led by California Naturalist and Audubon member Randy Hardwood. We will stroll through the grounds of the historic rancho and watch both resident birds and seasonal migrants. Participants will also listen to the calls and songs, and potentially observe nesting as the seasons progress. Meet[…]

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This fall to spring program will offer monthly bird walks led by California Naturalist and Audubon member Randy Hardwood. We will stroll through the grounds of the historic rancho and watch both resident birds and seasonal migrants. Participants will also listen to the calls and songs, and potentially observe nesting as the seasons progress. Meet[…]

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The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft spans thirty-nine volumes and details four hundred years of history in the western hemisphere, from Alaska to Panama. The volumes in the Rancho’s collection range in date from 1883 to 1890. These nineteenth century books are bound in sheepskin and imprinted with the name J. Bixby at the bottom[…]

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Rancho Wall

RANCHO LOS CERRITOS FOUNDATION 4600 Virginia Road, Long Beach, California 90807   (562) 206-2040   Paid Internship Opportunity! EXPLORE A CAREER IN MUSEUM EDUCATION   POSITION:                   Museum Education Internship HOURS:                         200 hours (approx. 20 hours/week) between September 1 & November 15, 2017 COMPENSATION:       $15/hour   The Museum Education Intern at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic[…]

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The Great Swamp Battle at King Phillip's fort.

Jotham Bixby’s fourth great grandfather Joseph Bixby was born in the town of Boxford, in the Province of Massachusetts in 1648 and died in 1725. Joseph was married to Sarah Gould on March 29, 1682 and had nine children; Joseph, Sarah, Priscilla, Phebe, John, Mary, Thomas, Hannah and Moses. He was prominent in the town[…]

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Rancho Los Cerritos welcomed this year’s lecture series, “Foodways of the West” with special guest Craig Torres leading a discussion on Tongva Traditions on Feb. 25. Tongva descendant Craig Torres delved into the cultural history of the Tongva, particularly on Spanish colonization and its effects on indigenous peoples and plant life. Torres explored how the impacts of[…]

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