PAST EVENT – Rim of the World Historical Society Membership Meeting via Zoom – Sunday April 18, 3:00 p.m.

PAST EVENT – Rim of the World Historical Society Membership Meeting via Zoom – Sunday April 18, 3:00 p.m.

It’s been too long since we’ve gathered together, so in lieu of an in-person meeting, we have scheduled a Zoom meeting to catch up and let you know what is happening at the museum. Joining us will be author Shannon Wray who will explore with us the colorful history of Mill Creek Canyon in the eastern San Bernardino Mountains. We will be sending out a Zoom link and meeting agenda in the near future.

PAST EVENT – Rim of the World Historical Society Presents: The Secrets of Tea

We are featuring a Virtual Tea Tasting Class called the Secrets of Tea. The class is entertaining and educational and will enhance your tea-drinking experience!  These classes are held virtually over Zoom; you will learn more about the leaf and its health benefits and flavors that you didn’t even know you didn’t know!

With class registration, you will receive a kit designed for the virtual tea tastings. The kit contains:

  • 4- ½ ounce sample pouches of tea; approximately 5-6 teaspoons of tea each
  • A pack of 20 filters to make the tea
  • Instructions for preparation for our tea class
  • A tea evaluation sheet for the teas we taste, along with a vocabulary list to help with putting your tasting experience into words
  • A packet of general information about tea
  • A raffle gift will be included in one of the participant’s kit!

Cost: $39.95 – register at In the comment section, enter Mountain Museum.

10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Rim of the World Historical Society

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021 – 2:00 p.m. Classes usually last 60-90 minutes

Class orders must be placed online by January 5th, 2021

Everyone should have their kits via USPS at least two weeks before we get together so you can try the teas in advance then we will exchange our thoughts and feelings about the teas we tasted.

The class will be presented by tea expert Louise Carruth, founder and owner of Little Candle Tea Company. Her outstanding teas were featured in the 2017 & 2018 Lake Arrowhead Kitchen & International Tasting Tour. Louise offered a different tea at each home to compliment the various cuisine being served. 

"There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

PAST EVENT – The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA)  JANUARY 14, 2021, 3:00 p.m. PST VIRTUAL via ZOOM


with Diane Wilk, AIA
California architecture is usually associated with either the Spanish Colonial & Mediterranean styles or Modernism. Yet, there was another style that took root during the early part of the 20th century in the mountains of Southern California – an Anglo/Norman Revival that gave birth to the ubiquitous A-frame.During this lecture, we will explore the architecture of this area starting with a mention of the Native people that populated the mountains for thousands of years, the Victorian rustic architecture of the turn-of-the-century, and the architecture of the 1920s and its legacy up to the present day. The talk will focus primarily on the mountain community of Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains. Architectural examples will include the world’s first A-frame by Rudolf Schindler, several projects by Paul Revere Williams, a cabin by Lloyd Wright, Marilyn Monroe’s “Happy Hut,” Clark Gable’s hideaway, Shirley Temple’s hunting lodge, and many, many other celebrity hangouts. Join Diane Wilk, AIA as she explores the architecture of her childhood summers on the lake. The talk will end with discussion of the design of her Arrowhead home and how it was inspired by the rich history of this hidden locale just outside of Los Angeles.
Virtual lecture via ZoomFree; advanced registration required. Click the link below to register:


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