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Help the Monarch Butterfly on May 20th at the Barn!

The Monarch Butterfly cannot survive without milkweed.  Monarchs only lay their eggs on milkweed plants, and their caterpillars only eat milkweed. But these plants are rapidly disappearing due to development  and spraying of weed killer and insect killers. Learn what … Continue reading

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Join us at the Barn for San Diego River Days!

We’re excited to partner with the San Diego River Park Foundation for San Diego River Days! This annual event is an awesome opportunity for you to connect with the San Diego River through education, service, and outdoor recreation. On May … Continue reading

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The Gopher Trapping Champion lived in Santee!!

Meet the Gopher Trapping Champion of 1927 Friday Morning, February 11, 1927 Who is the champion gopher trapper of the county?  Two Escondido ranchers started something when they put in a claim for the title, announcing that they had trapped … Continue reading

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It’s Membership Time!!!!!!

The Santee Historical Society explores Santee’s past to enrich our present and inspire our future. We connect people to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing Santee’s history. Family histories, events, newspaper articles, books, and photographs are being organized, filed … Continue reading

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Do you like the Show American Pickers? They are Coming our Way!!!!

You can be on television!    The “American Pickers” TV program is coming to our area!  They have called us and asked that anyone who has an interesting collection send them an email or voicemail with your name, address and description … Continue reading

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