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Heritage Hill Historic Park

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I visited this place with my 4th grade classes as a field trip, both the Hands On, of all 4 buildings, & Living History

I had been so impressed that when I retired I became a docent. I love being a School Marm, and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Very informative

Larry gave us a very nice and informative, free tour of the grounds and 4 buildings. We were so... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Kalispell, Montana
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I had been so impressed that when I retired I became a docent. I love being a School Marm, and doing the Native American tours, as well as Hands On. The Native American tour is excellent for 3rd grade, as it meets the standards for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Larry gave us a very nice and informative, free tour of the grounds and 4 buildings. We were so surprised to find the park full of history smack dab in the middle of all of the hustle and bustle of Orange County. The schoolhouse is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janicep255
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Heritage Hill is very hard to find. I actually came across it on accident while driving through the shopping center it is located by. It is in the shopping center off of Lake Forest and Trabuco with Ralphs and Ace Hardeware. It is in the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Solstice63
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Always love the Candlelight Walk at Heritage Hill. Very festive and love the many performers such as the Flamenco dancers, guitarist, carolers, and many more!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tera J
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Nestled in eucalyptus trees surrounding Serrano Park are a collections of historic buildings of 1800’s including a church,school, and an Adobe house. There is also a small museum showing the life of native Americans who lived in the area. Docent led tours are available. Picnic...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I've visited here several times. It's a great place to take out-of-town visitors to let them see some of the history of El Toro (now sadly renamed Lake Forest). There's an old adobe which is on its original site and there are another 3 buildings...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank geomoffat
Reviewed December 21, 2017

we had such a fantastic time taking the tour led by the wonderful docent. The history is fascinating and the houses and buildings are genuinely Incredible. What Rich history there is!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Christy S
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

As a first time visitor we were impressed with all the historical buildings decorated with lights and the luminaires along the paths. They have the best and kindest looking Santa and Mrs. Claus that does crafts with the munchkins. Dickens Carolers, puppet show, chestnuts roasting...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KarenK518
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Interesting historical place in my neighborhood somewhat hidden from street view but worth the visit at least once.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Whimsicalartist
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We really enjoyed touring this site. The historic structures were the adobe which is on its original site, an old home, an old school and an old church. We listened to the audio available at each site. The audio, and structures were very entertaining and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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