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Jack T. and Chatter C. Bishoff Fund

Chatter and Jack Bishoff Sometimes changes to the Kelley House Museum aren’t visible to the naked eye, but they affect our quality of life immensely. Thanks to a generous grant from the Jack T. and Chatter C. Bishoff Fund, administered by the Community Foundation of Mendocino County, we have made some long overdue improvements to the office and museum, including brand new electrical panels [...]

By |2024-02-04T14:15:50-08:00February 6, 2024|

New Self-Guided Walking Tours for Your Phone!

The Kelley House Museum just made learning about Mendocino’s history a whole lot easier if you have a smart phone or tablet. Go to the App Store appropriate for your device and search for “Kelley House Tours.” You’ll find the KH icon and several narrated, self-guided walking tours of historic Mendocino. Visitors can learn about the historic Lansing Water Tower with the new Kelley House [...]

By |2023-01-11T09:57:09-08:00May 19, 2022|

Quilted Iconic Buildings of Mendocino

You won’t want to miss the Kelley House Museum’s summer exhibit, “Quilted Iconic Buildings of Mendocino,” which runs July 2 – August 31. In an extraordinary display of history meets art, 26 iconic buildings are brought to life on quilt squares, including the Temple of Kwan Tai, the Presbyterian Church, the MacCallum House, the Mendocino Hotel, and the Kelley House Water Tower. Each building is colorfully [...]

By |2021-07-08T01:24:00-07:00July 8, 2021|

Anne Semans, Director

"I moved to the Mendocino Coast along with my two young daughters in 2005. We were introduced to the Kelley House through the Mendocino Grammar School as part of their work teaching kids about California history. All the projects—building Pomo shelters, model dairy farms, water towers—they brought history to life and helped all of us learn to love and respect the land, our history, and diverse [...]

By |2020-03-07T09:41:17-08:00March 7, 2020|
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