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Address: 2133 Fourth Street, Julian, CA
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+1 760-765-0683

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Interesting history

Convenient location in easy walking distance of Main Street shopping and restaurants. Who knew there was so much history in the area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2016
Lauralee S
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Lakewood ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Convenient location in easy walking distance of Main Street shopping and restaurants. Who knew there was so much history in the area.

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

The Historical Society offers a scavenger hunt around the town that you turn in once completed for a chance to win $50! The scavenger hunt is fun, informative, and dog friendly!! I would absolutely reccommend that first time visitors visit the Historical Society and go on the hunt!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

Go early in the day when the festival starts to secure a decent parking spot. We arrived about noon and left at 4. Entertainment was fabulous. Very quaint. Many many tourist trap shops and as the day goes on, the sidewalks are almost impassable for the throngs of people. I wish I had done research on places to eat before... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

Comprehensive look back in to Julian past and see the present history of this California Classic Gold mining town which now harvests apples.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

Meander through the town, the building, museums and shops in Fall. Great experience for a hour or two of small town history and culture. Very unique, loved the shops and restaurants. Easy to find parking throughout the town on a busy Sunday afternoon. Enjoyed a piece of delicious Apple Pie and bought unique jewelry from the little stores. It was... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

Pick up a walking tour map at the chamber of commerce. Then follow the points on the map. The whole thing takes less than an hour. It's a little hokey and may not entertain kids much, but it's a nice activity. You can visit the cemetary up on the hill.... it's not that well cared for but there is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2012

I discovered the historic buildings of Julian on a trip when we didn't have time to stop, so the next time through we allowed extra time. The Julian Historical Society is headquartered in an old school building on a hill top. This building has lots of historic photos and a few exhibits. A few steps away is the Grosskopf House.... More 

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