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This listing is as complete as we can obtain at this time. However, there may be a few inaccuracies with addresses or with organizations that are no longer active. If you have any corrections or additions, please email us at

Amigos de la Colina Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road
El Toro, CA 92630

Anaheim Historical Society
Anaheim Boulevard at Broadway (P.O. Box 927)
Anaheim, CA 92815

Anaheim Museum,
241 S. Anaheim Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92805


Arden-The Helena Modjeska Historic House and Gardens
c/o South County Historical Facilities
Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630-2534


Balboa Island Historical Museum
502 S. Bayfront, Suite A (upstairs),

Balboa Island, CA 92662
Call to confirm the hours: (949) 675-3952
Or to make an appointment: (949) 723-4226

Bradford House, see Placentia Founders Society

Brea Historical Society
401 South Brea Boulevard (P.O. Box 9764)
Brea, CA 92662

Buena Park Historical Society
6631 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90621-2904

Capistrano Indian Council
27762 Ortega Highway (P.O. Box 304)
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693

Children's Museum at La Habra
301 South Euclid
La Habra, CA 90631

City of San Juan Capistrano Cultural Heritage Commission
32400 Paseo Adelanto
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Costa Mesa Historical Society
1870 Anaheim Avenue (P.O. Box 1764)
Costs Mesa, CA 92028

Cypress Heritage Committee
Cypress Recreation and Park District
5700 Orange Avenue
Cypress, CA 90630

Dana Point Historical Society
P.O. Box 544
Dana Point, CA 92629

Centennial Heritage Museum (formerly Discovery Museum)
3101 West Harvard Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704

First American Financial Corporation Historical Collection
1 First American Way
Santa Ana, California
714-250-3298 800-854-3643, ext. 3298

Fountain Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 8592
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum
c/o CSUF campus
Fullerton, CA 92632

Fullerton Heritage
P.O. Box 3356
Fullerton, CA 92834-3356
(714) 740-3051

Garden Grove Historical Society
12174 Euclid Street
Garden Grove, CA 92640

Heritage Coordinating Council
c/o Fullerton Public Library
353 W. Commonwealth Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92633


Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630-2534

Historic George Key Ranch
625 W. Bastanchury Road
Placentia, CA 92670

Historical and Cultural Foundation of Orange County
17200 Jamboree Road, Suite G
Irvine, CA 92714

Huntington Beach Historical Society
19820 Beach Boulevard
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum
411 Olive Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Irvine Historical Society and Museum
5 San Joaquin
Irvine, CA 92715

La Habra Old Settlers Historical Society
600 Linden Lane
La Habra, CA 90631

Leisure World Historical Society of Laguna Hills
23522 Paseo de Valencia (P.O. Box 2220)
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Los Alamitos Museum Association
11062 Los Alamitos Boulevard (P.O. Box 15)
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Mission Museum, San Juan Capistrano
Camino Capistrano and Ortega Highway
(P.O. Box 313)
San Joan Capistrano, CA 92693

Arden-The Helena Modjeska Historic House and Gardens
c/o South County Historical Facilities
Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630-2534

Nautical Heritage Society
24532 Del Prado
Dana Point, CA 92629

Newport Beach Historical Society
c/o Sherman Library
614 Dahlia Avenue
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

Old Courthouse Museum Society
Old Orange County Courthouse, Room 304
211 West Santa Ana Boulevard
Santa Ana, CA 92701
See more information by going to this link

Orange Community Historical Society
101 N. Center (P.O. Box 5484)
Orange, CA 92613-5484

Orange County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1587
Orange, CA 92668

Orange County Historical Society
P.O. Box 10984
Santa Ana, CA 92711

Orange County Pioneer Council
1100 Irvine Blvd. #106,

Tustin, CA 92780

Orange County Railway Historical Society
P.O. Box 51
Balboa Island, CA 92662

Placentia Founders Society, The Bradford House
136 Palm Circle,
Placentia CA 92870
Telephone 714-993-2740

Saddleback Area Historical Society

P.O. Box 156
El Toro, CA 92609-0156
Note: their research library is located at:
Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 923-2230

San Clemente Historical Society
P.O. Box 283
San Clemente, CA 92674

San Juan Capistrano Historical Society
31831 Los Rios Street (P.O. Box 81)
San Joan Capistrano, CA 92675

Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society
120 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Santa Ana Canyon Historical Council

P. O. Box 326

Yorba Linda, CA. 92886-0326


Santa Ana Mountain Historical Society
28192 Silverado Canyon Road (P.O. Box 301)
Silverado, CA 92676

Seal Beach Historical and Cultural Society
P.O. Box
Seal Beach, CA 90740

Tustin Area Historical Society
395 El Camino Real (P.O. Box 185)
Tustin, CA 92681

Westminster Historical Society
P.O. Box 182
Westminster, CA 92684

Whittier Historical Society
6755 Newlin Ave.
Whittier, CA 90601

Yorba Linda Heritage Museum
4802 Olinda Street
Yorba Linda, CA 92686

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