• Gold Rush in Oceano

    A Night of Historic Theatre - September 7, 2014

    Local history will come to life when South County Historical Society Jan Scott brings her award-winning Readers Theatre productions to San Luis Obispo for a benefit performance at the Little Theatre. Proceeds support the South County Historical Society and the History Center. Learn more and buy tickets.
  • San Luis Obispo Carnegie Library, circa 1905

    San Luis Obispo Carnegie Library

    Built in 1905, the City's first library became the San Luis Obispo County Historical Museum in 1956.
  • Exhibits at the Carnegie Library

    Native Baskets: The Spirit that Binds | Windows on the Past: Photographs by Richard J. Arnold, 1883-1887 | Three Stacks and a Rock: The Morro Bay Power Plant, 1955-2014
  • Dallidet Adobe watercolor by Joan Sullivan

    Dallidet Adobe

    Built in the 1850s, the Dallidet Adobe (California Historic Landmark #720) was home to Pierre Dallidet, first commercial vintner on the Central Coast, and his family for over 100 years. Watercolor by Joan Sullivan