Have Your Special Event at the Beautiful Heritage House Gazebo  and Gardens
Heritage House Museum
& Gardens

Santa Manuela Schoolhouse, Arroyo Grande Museum
Santa Manuela Schoolhouse

Paulding History House San Luis Obispo Museums
Paulding History House

Ruby's House is the home of the Patricia Loomis History Library and Resource Center
Ruby's House
Patricia Loomis History Library
and Resource Center

The Barn Museum Houses local artifacts from our agricultural roots
"The Barn" Museum

IOOF Hall ~ International Order of Odd Fellows future San Luis Obispo County Museum
Historic I00F Hall

Have Your Special Event
at the Beautiful
Heritage House Gazebo
and Gardens

Gazebo Weddings ~ Outdoor Receptions and Socials

Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries,
Reunions, Craft Shows, Socials



















South County Historical Society San Luis Obispo County

What makes the Historical Society tick?  Answer: Our Volunteer Members
In 2008 over 125 members volunteered their time and 28 of those members donated over 100 hours!  Click here to see who makes the Society tick!

The Branch Millstone is Coming!  Click here for more Information and BE A PART OF HISTORY by purchasing a brick for your friends, family and loved ones which will be placed in the Branch Millstone Courtyard!

Dunite Exhibit Opening March 21st at IOOF Hall Click Here For Info

The 28th Annual Antique Show & Sale was a huge success! 
Click Here for slideshow presentation or click here for YouTube presentation with Music!

South County Historical Society CitiesThe South County Historical Society represents the areas of Arroyo Grande, Pismo Beach, Avila Beach, Grover Beach, Oceano, Nipomo, Halcyon, Edna Valley, Los Berros, Oso Flaco and Huasna in San Luis Obispo County, California.  The Society is dedicated to research, restoration and dissemination of information to preserve our historical heritage.

Click on the logo for more information on each area.  

Click on the Museum icons on the left for more information.

General Pot Luck Meetings with Special Guest Speakers are usually held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Hiawatha Lodge, 3065 Temple, Halcyon.

Hold your special event at our Beautiful Heritage House Gazebo and Gardens!  Click here for more information.

For more information or to become a member of the Society, please call 805.473.-5077 or email us at: SCHS Mail

Make A Donation!  Help the South County Historical Society Preserve Your Historical Heritage.  Click the Donate Button below to make your Donation today!  The Society is structured as a nonprofit organization and depends solely on donations and volunteers to continue its work.


The Heritage Press

Books For Sale

Photo Album
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The Walker / Hemmi Tragedy of 1886

In The News
The South County Historical Society, its Museums, Events and Members have been featured or mentioned in the following publications.

We Get Letters

Board of Directors

Patrons of the South County Historical Society

Volunteer Opportunities

A Special Tribute
World War Two Veterans Tribute

to the Veterans of the South County

Links to Historical Locations and Services in San Luis Obispo County

The Swinging Bridge


Contact Us






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