Harvey House

Historic Harvey House, 1868 

Salinas City, California

(First Mayor's House) 


Past Events at the Historic Harvey House


2018 Founders' Day. 

to all the docents and volunteers who made this a great day, sharing the House with over 1,000 visitors.


Future Events at the Historic Harvey House

May 5

Open House, Steinbeck Festival 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

House tours will be given and a special exhibition is being developed to explore the connection of the Harvey and Steinbeck families. 

  5th grade Students visits, 9 a.m. to noon.

  Students are given a tour of the House and ground, docents identifying items brought to California by the Harvey family in 1852 and then play, “California or Bust ”.  The game was created to challenge your students to follow in the footsteps of Isaac. J. Harvey while dealing with  situations.  If you want to reserve a spot, contact Mary Randall.

  After-school program. 3-5 p.m.

                          In this program, a collaborative program with Salinas Public Libraries, elementary students come to the House where docents give tours of the House and gardens so that students learns about Salinas history.  If you want to       reserve a spot, contact Mary Randall.