We all feel that the past is important. It is a rich heritage, one in which we should not lose sight. These common interests, along with a desire to serve the public in a charitable pursuit, bring us together.
In 1993, the Victorian Tea Society was formed by a group of dedicated women to support the educational goals of the Orange County Heritage Museum. With long-term commitment to serving the children and adults that visit the museum, the tea society helps to keep the story of Orange County alive for past, present and future generations.
The museum interacts with approximately 20,000 school aged children annually. These children are able to experience the life and times of what Orange County was like prior to 1910. They have the experience of making butter in the kitchen of the historic Kellogg house, washing clothes on the back porch, and dressing up in Victorian costumes. These are just some of the opportunities the Victorian Tea Society has made possible for the youth in our community.
The Victorian Tea Society has three or four fundraisers throughout the year by hosting themed teas on the lovely grounds. Our long standing tea has been the Holly Berry tea which is held the first Saturday of December every year. The house is decked out in Victorian Christmas décor. The funds we raise from the teas, opportunity drawings, and trunk sales are donated directly to the museum. Your support is what makes a
By supporting the Victorian Tea Society and its efforts to help keep history alive, you will make it possible for students from low incomes to be able to visit this historical “secret gem” tucked away in Santa Ana.