When dinner time arrived on the Newland ranch, Mary Newland or one of her daughters would ring the dinner bell (pictured above) to summon the family and the hands from the fields for their evening meal.

Mary is shown in her garden (right photo) in 1948

 

 

Dinner at the ranch for Mary (on right of table) with several of her family in 1948

 

Opening presents at Christmas in 1949, Mary Newland and her cousin Rosa Campbell
find that Santa Claus left many gifts.

 

Rosa Campbell reads while Mary takes a nap on the sofa in 1950

 

This brings us to the end of our tour of the historic Newland House Museum with scenes of family life on the ranch.

This internet tour is only a brief tour of the historic Newland House Museum and you should stop in for a complete tour from one of our trained docents (tour guides).

The house is open on the first and third Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon to 4 pm. Please come about a half hour before closing time.

The house is closed on major holidays and on rainy days.

Thank you for taking the time for this short tour of the historic Newland House Museum in Huntington Beach.

The Newland House Museum is located at 19820 Beach Blvd @ Adams Ave..

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