Palm Springs Historical Society & Village Green, Palm Springs (must see)
The McCallum Adobe is the city's oldest standing edifice, erected in 1884 for John McCallum, the first permanent white resident. Inside it features a large number of photographs, paintings, clothing, tools, books, and Indian ware dating back to the earliest days of Palm Springs. Miss Cornelia White's “Little House” was constructed from railroad ties in 1893 by the city's first hotel owner, Dr. Welwood Murray. It holds a collection of donated antiques.
Why You Should Visit:
Nice central hub of local history; a nice convenient way to immerse yourself quickly in everything from Native American life to early settler architecture to lifestyle and community growth.
The Historical Society offers several walking tours in the 2-mile, 2-hr range. Most walks are wisely offered at 9:30am (before it gets too hot out) and you learn a great deal about Palm Springs history and future. The information is available on their website and you can buy tickets.
This sight is featured in a self-guided walking tour of Palm Springs, California within the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play. Please download the app to your mobile phone or tablet for travel directions for visiting this sight. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.
Palm Springs Historical Society & Village Green on Map
Walking Tours in Palm Springs, California
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 Km or 3 Miles
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 Km or 0.4 Miles
Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 Km or 3.9 Miles