Firsts in San Bernardino

1881 - First Time the City

of San Bernardino was

lighted by gas lamps.

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HOURS:

Wednesday 9 AM - Noon
Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM

FREE Admission

FREE Parking

FREE Tours

LOCATION:
1170 W. Third Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Map & Directions

MAILING ADDRESS:
San Bernardino
Historical &
Pioneer Society

P.O. Box 875
San Bernardino, CA 92402

EMAIL:

allenbone@verizon.net

PHONE:
(909) 888-3634 

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Depot & Museum Tour

April 01, 2019

Tours will  be conducted

on  the  first Wednesday of

each month at 10:00 am.

Call (909)  888-3634  for

a reservation.  FREE

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Group Tours

For a Group Tour on

Saturday or any other 

day call (909) 888-3634.

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Virtual Museum Tour

Click here for visual tour

of the museum.

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Photo Histories

Click here to view local San

Bernardino and railroad

photographic histories.

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Click here for the Santa 

Fe Railway Historical and

Modeling Society.

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Norton AFB Museum

Now Open:

Thursday 10:00 to 2:00

Saturday  10:00 to 2:00

More...

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N.A.R.V.R.E. Meeting

at the Mexico Cafe

The next meeting of the

National Association of

Retired & Veteran Railway

Employees will be held

at the Mexico Cafe.

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Monday
Jan062014

January 18, 1946 - The Harvey Girls (Movie)

                The Harvey Girls

* MGM Studios released the $2,931,000 musical film in Hollywood on January 18, 1946.

* Box office receipts in the United States and Canada exceeded $5 million.

* The film was based on the 1942 novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams, about Fred Harvey's famous Harvey House waitresses.

* It starred Judy Garland, John Hodiak, Ray Bolger, Angela Lansbury, Preston Foster and Virginia O'Brien.

* It was the first speaking role on film for Cyd Charisse.

* Byron Harvey J., grandson of Fred Harvey, had a role as a train conductor.

* The Harvey Girls won an Academy Award for Best Song, "On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe", sung by Judy Garland.