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Helena Modjeska Historic House, Santa Ana, California

 
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Torontoguy's pictureby Torontoguy History & Culture travel tip
added on the 29th of January, 2011
In the foothills of the Santa Ana mountains, at the Santiago Creek river, the famous Helena Modjeska Historic House is located. The house and its surrounding gardens is known for the admired actress of the past century. Surrounded with oak tress the grounds are a wild beauty in themselves.

Being a private property, tours are available only at advanced reservation and led by a docent. So call ahe4ad if you're curious how an actress lived in the past century.

Address:
C/o 25151 Serrano Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630-2534

Price:
$5/person

Phone number:
(949)923-2230

On the web:
http://www.ocparks.com/modjeskahouse/

 
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