The Rim of the World Historical Society.
Founded in 1986, the Historical Society was conceived as part of an "election platform" in Crestline's annual race for Honorary Mayor. Originally known as the Crest Forest Historical Society, the group soon found itself representing all west-end mountain communities from Snow Valley to Cedarpines Park.

In 1997, the name was changed to the Rim of the World Historical Society. The Historical Society serves as a resource for all those interested in the history of the San Bernardino Mountains. School programs and lecture series are available free to the public.


The Board of Directors: (Left to right, back row) Jim Grant - Co-President / Ed Ham / Donna Coble / Jim Huff - Vice President / Russ Keller, author - Treasurer / Duane Banner / Allene DuFour /Lee Cozad, author - Co-President / Larry DonVito - Past President / David Knudson (Left to right, front row) Sylvia Rountree /Stan Bellamy, author /Gerry Porter / William Priest
(Not present) Pat Hoskin - Secretary / Tom Preston / Mary Barlow




MUSEUM COMING SOON!!!

CHECK THIS WEBSITE REGULARLY TO FIND OUT THE OPENING DAY OF OUR WONDERFUL NEW RIM OF THE WORLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM!

The museum is at 27176 Peninsula Drive, Lake Arrowhead, CA near the intersection of Peninsula and Rhine. Directions from Lake Arrowhead - go east on Hwy 173 toward Blue Jay, turn right at the corner of North Bay Road and 173 (Where the movie theater and RIM School District Offices are located), Travel up North Road, just past the new firehouse and turn left onto Peninsula, travel a few blocks, the museum is on the right side just before Rhine.

From Crestline: Take Hwy 18 to Daley Canyon, turn left. Travel down until you reach North Road (Just past Jensen's) and turn left. Follow to Peninsula (see above directions)

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A VOLUNTEER DOCENT AT THE MUSEUM?
If so, please call 909-337-6799





Society Events


THE HOLIDAY SEASON WAS CELEBRATED BY SOCIETY MEMBERS DURING OUR ANNUAL BANQUET AND PROGRAM

T’was the season to be jolly at Lake Arrowhead’s historic and picturesque UCLA Conference Center. The Center’s halls were all decked out in lights and trees and Rim of the World Historical Society members were decked out in their holiday best. On the evening of Thursday, December 17th, over 80 members feasted and enjoyed a spirited raffle that offered a wide array of goodies.







HO, HO, HO!

Fun was had by all as Santa and his prettiest elves welcomed mountain residents to the Mountain History Center. The event was Sunday, October 20th from 1-4 pm.






“MURDER AT BURNT MILL” TO BE STAGED SATURDAY, AUGUST 7th

Join us for a full evening of spine-tingling excitement, a lavish buffet, wine & beer (no host) and swell prizes, at the beautifully restored Burnt Mill Beach Club on Lake Arrowhead, CA.

Its 1940. You are attending the snooty, snobbish, “Banquet Of The Big Wigs” at the Burnt Mill Beach Club. Suddenly, it is announced, there has been a murder.

One of the guests, a high society notable, turns up dead. Local sorta-super sleuth, Sam Shovel has been called into the case—for better or for worse.

Sam will go through the details of the case with you as he interviews the wealthy upper crust in attendance. One is the murderer. Sam will need your help.

The fun evening is a fundraiser for our new historical museum.

Tickets are $75 and go on sale at TIPS Printing in Blue Jay (337-6269) Monday, May 3rd.

Last year, “Murder At The Tudor” was an early sellout and we had to turn dozens of unhappy people away. So, get your tickets as soon as possible.

If you would like to dress in 1940s attire, please do.

Join us for a full evening of spine-tingling excitement, a lavish buffet, wine & beer (no host) and swell prizes, from 6 to 9 pm at the beautifully restored Burnt Mill Beach Club on Lake Arrowhead, CA.



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