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Helena Modjeska House - 3rd and 4th Grade

View of Helena Modjeska House and the garden in front of the house, Inside the Outdoors logo is in top cornerStudents will have the rare opportunity to experience rural life from the 1900s in Orange County.

History-Social Science Standards Supported: 3.3.3, 3.5.1., 3.5.2


Tour the actress’s home and experience daily life during the turn of the 20th century.  An interactive kitchen allows students to use some of the kitchen tools from the 1900s.  Students will visit the parlor and play some parlor games.


Students will engage in common chores that children from the 1900s would have been expected to do! 


Students participate in hands-on activities to learn about tools, machines, and games on a typical ranch.  


Students learn the steps of beekeeping from pollination to honey collection.  Honey was a common source of income for those living in the Santa Ana Mountains around 1900.


Explore the garden and learn about irrigation on the property and the plants that were planted by the ranch hands.

Site Details

Location: Helena Modjeska House, National Historic Landmark - Click here for a map to the site.  The address is on the map.
Time: 9:00 am  - 12:00 pm
Parking: Limited parking is available on site
Accessibility: Limited wheelchair accessibility
Lunch area is available on site.


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