Laura Hook, president
Lemon Grove Historical Society

Treganzas featured in October Special Edition of  History Alive Lecture Series

by Laura Hook

Amorita and Alberto Treganza
September 12
The Lemon Grove Historical Society’s venerable “History Alive” series will continue with a double-header: Cynthia Hughes Doyle, a Treganza family descendant, will give “The Architectural Career of Alberto Treganza,” while Helen Ofield, historical society historian, will give “Dr. Amorita Treganza: A Renaissance Woman and Her Family.” The event kicks off a weekend of events related to the renaming of the historical society’s cultural landscape as “Treganza Heritage Park.” Free. Suitable for ages 16 and over.
Join Us at 7:00 pm on October 8 at the H. Lee Cultural Center located at 3205 Olive St. Lemon Grove CA 91946.  Click here for more information on our History Alive Lecture Series

Laura Hook
Helen M. Ofield is the president of the Lemon Grove Historical Society. She spearheaded the saving of Lemon Grove's first church (built 1897) and its adaptive reuse as the Parsonage Museum of Lemon Grove, and the saving of the H. Lee House (built 1928) and its adaptive reuse as the city's cultural center. Her civic history, Images of America: Lemon Grove (Arcadia 2010) includes photographic content advised by Pete Smith. She is an award-winning writer-producer for national and local film and television, as well as for print and online news media, a member of the San Diego County Historic Site Board and the Society of Professional Journalists, and a long-time historic preservationist.