To all of our Members and Friends of Hawthorne Historical Society, The Hawthorne Historical Society museum will soon open on September 16, 2017. The new location is Jim Thorpe Park at 14100 Prairie Avenue, Hawthorne CA 90250. Our mailing address is 3901 El Segundo Boulevard, Hawthorne CA 90250.

Good Neighbors Day is celebration will be also be held at Jim Thorpe Park. The event will showcase the John Baker Memorial Car Show (cars, motorcycles and bikes), art walk, live entertainment, vendors, food & drinks. We will continue onward in our quest to revitalize the membership with our new museum and program of work (Good Neighbors Day, John Baker Memorial Car Show, Hall of Fame Banquet, Santa’s Arrival, and Pancake Breakfast fundraiser, general membership meetings, and specialty events at the museum.

If you have any ideas, please contact Daniel Juarez

Yours in preserving Hawthorne history,
Hon. Hawthorne Mayor Daniel Juarez (Ret.)
President and Founding Member


President: Hon Hawthorne Mayor Daniel Juarez (Ret.) & Founding Member

Vice President: Hon. Hawthorne City Clerk Norbert 'Norb" Huber

Chief Financial Officer: Hawthorne Parks & Recreation Commission Chairman Richard 'Dick' Huhn, Founding Member

Secretary: Tom Quintana, Founding Member


Director: Lee Leonard

Director: Lorretta Haggerty

Director: Tim Haggerty

Executive Director: Tom Quintana, Founding Member


Hospitality Director & Lead Docent: Alice Huhn

Website Administrator: Rene Martin

Newsletter Editor: Bonnie van der Baan

Archiving Administrator:

Public Outreach:

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