The South County area is rich in history and our docents, volunteers and
members through their efforts and contributions maintain our mission to preserve our rich
The Society is structured as a non-profit
organization and depends solely on donations to continue its work.
You can help! Write a (tax-deductible) donation check to the South County Historical
Society, and mail it to:
|South County Historical Society
P.O. Box 633
Arroyo Grande, CA 93421-0633
If you live in the area and you are
interested in supporting our effortsbecome a member, docent or volunteer.
We could use your help as a Docent at our Museums
which are open to the public: the Hall, the Schoolhouse and the Barn. Local
school and adult group tours that come to view our museums need a Tour Guide to help share
our local history with visitors.
Other volunteer and committee opportunities exist
also: there are needs for volunteers to help our three
Curators with cataloging, visual media/artifact processing and care, and artifact
accessioning into our computer database.
Other areas needing volunteers include Librarian
Assistant, Visitor Research, working with the Exhibit Committee putting on changing public
exhibits of local history at the Hall, Technology and Photography, the Book Committee, and
helping at yearly Events; such as the Summer Concert Series, Harvest Festival and Member
If you live in the area and you are interested in
supporting our efforts - become a member. One of the benefits of membership is
receiving our monthly colorful and informative newsletter - Heritage Press.
It's fun - we have many social events in addition to our volunteer work
such as our Annual Christmas Party, the Harvest Festival in the Village
and Exhibit Openings throughout the year at the Historic Hall.
Membership dues are reasonable and can be as little as
$20.00 per year for an individual membership. If you
have questions regarding membership email: