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San Dieguito River Park

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Help convey what the pioneer farm experience in Southern California was like, using the Sikes Adobe as the stage. Volunteers learn about the architectural history of the farmhouse, the history of the Sikes family, and the agricultural history of the late 1800s .Our six-room restored and reconstructed Victorian farmhouse is a hands-on museum open on weekends and for special events.They also learn tips and techniques for being a docent and learn theory of interpretation. In return, docents commit to leading tours for the public and helping with special events.
Training will be held on November 2, 2019 from 1pm-3pm

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About San Dieguito River Park

Location:

18372 Sycamore Creek Road, Escondido, CA 92025, US

Mission Statement

The Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, owned and operated by the San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority, is a historic site dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the history of the settlement of the San Dieguito River Valley as experienced by the Sikes family during the period from 1869-1899.

Description

The Sikes Adobe Farmhouse is a State Point of Historic Interest and a City of San Diego historic site that has been restored by the San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority to its period of significance. Established around 1870, and featuring one of the area’s oldest adobe homes from the American era, the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead is a remarkable survivor of San Diego’s rural history and, as such, has a special role to play in preserving the legacy of old California. With the restoration, we can learn what life was like for the pioneer settlers in San Diego shortly after statehood.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12655 Sunset DriveEscondido, CA 92025

(33.06747,-117.06506)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • two shifts per month
  • interacting with the public

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