An exhibit of historic wedding clothes is featured within the 1885 Teten Home on the San Dieguito Heritage Museum via the month of June. The clothes, donated to the museum by native households, date from between the early 1900s and the 1950s. The clothes are accompanied by a number of historic wedding images that illustrate altering bridal fashions over the a long time.

The exhibit was rigorously curated by docent Mary Lou Binkinz whose mom grew up within the Teten Home. The Teten Home, a clapboard farmhouse, was initially constructed by the Olivenhain German Colony in 1885. Fred Teten, who joined the colony in 1893, mixed two of the unique colony homes to create a cushty household dwelling. The Teten Home was moved to the museum grounds from Olivenhain in 2003 and was later restored below the supervision of architect Dave Oakley.

The San Dieguito Heritage Museum occupies a 1.5-acre property within the coronary heart of Encinitas at 450 Quail Gardens Drive. The museum brings historical past alive via partaking reveals and hands-on actions. The museum is open to the general public on Fridays and Saturdays 12:00-4:00. Admission is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for seniors and youngsters. Energetic-duty army members are invited to go to freed from cost. For extra data on our upcoming reveals and occasions go to

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Vintage wedding dresses on display


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