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History in our own Backyard

RivCoParks is committed to preserving sites of historic importance. As stewards of these farms, museums, and schoolhouses from generations past, We are honored to share the history, culture & unique stories of each place with current and future generations.  These sites are known as interpretive sites as we interpret for the inspiration of all residents the stories over time that have unfolded in our own backyards.  

Alamos Schoolhouse
Alamos Schoolhouse

The historic one-room Alamos schoolhouse is located at Lake Skinner.

Alamos Schoolhouse sign
Alamos Schoolhouse sign

Alamos schoolhouse sign welcomes visitors to the historic site located at Lake Skinner.

Alamos Schoolhouse
Alamos Schoolhouse

The historic one-room Alamos schoolhouse is located at Lake Skinner.

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Gilman Ranch House
Gilman Ranch House

The historic Gilman Ranch house is located in Banning, CA

Historic Wagon
Historic Wagon

Old wagons from the late 1800's are displayed at Gilman Historic Ranch & Wagon Museum.

Gilman Ranch House
Gilman Ranch House

The historic Gilman Ranch house is located in Banning, CA

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Old Wagon at Jensen-Alvarado
Old Wagon at Jensen-Alvarado

Old wagons on display at the historic Jensen-Alvarado Farm and Wagon Museum in Jurupa Valley, CA

Jensen-Alvarado Historic Ranch
Jensen-Alvarado Historic Ranch

The Jensen-Alvarado Historic Ranch is located in Jurupa Valley, CA

Farm Animals at Jensen-Alvarado
Farm Animals at Jensen-Alvarado

Farm animals call Jensen-Alvarado Historic Ranch home.

Old Wagon at Jensen-Alvarado
Old Wagon at Jensen-Alvarado

Old wagons on display at the historic Jensen-Alvarado Farm and Wagon Museum in Jurupa Valley, CA

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San Timoteo Canyon Schoolhouse
San Timoteo Canyon Schoolhouse

The historic San Timoteo Canyon Schoolhouse.

San Timoteo Canyon Schoolhouse
San Timoteo Canyon Schoolhouse

The historic San Timoteo Canyon Schoolhouse.

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Historic Sites at a glance

Winchester area:  located within the Lake Skinner Recreation Area

  • Historic one room schoolhouse with original features

  • Nature exhibits & live animals

  • Seasonal nature walks

Banning:  located off the 10 FWY and Sunset Ave.

  • 1880's ranch home

  • Historic wagon museum

  • Tours & special events

Riverside:  located off the 60 FWY and Rubidoux Blvd.

  • 30-acre historic ranch

  • Resident farm animals

  • Orchards

  • Events, tours, museum

Redlands/Beaumont area:  situated in San Timoteo Canyon

  • Historic one room schoolhouse

  • 125+ years old

  • Newly renovated

  • Historical designation