Parsonage Museum Opens New Exhibit June 10 2023: MARCHING FORWARD

Parsonage Museum Exhibit Opening Saturday, June 10 from 4 – 6 p.m.

MARCHING FORWARD – Lemon Grove Women’s Club 1913-1998

Join the Lemon Grove Historical Society as we host a special Exhibition Opening for our newest exhibit MARCHING FORWARD – The History of the Lemon Grove Women’s Club at the Parsonage Museum.  Saturday, June 10 from 4 to 6 pm.

Enjoy light drinks and appetizers, a mini lecture by our Curator Sarah Lewis, and see a special one-day only display as part of our celebration to open this new special exhibit at the Parsonage Museum.


1955 Black & White photo of 20 women in evening dresses
Forward Club Vogue Night 1955
LGHS Archives
Lemon Grove Historical Society presents MARCHING FORWARD, an exclusive Exhibition Opening of our latest special exhibit installed at the Parsonage Museum. Come join your friends and neighbors in being the first to see this new museum exhibit that  celebrates the long history of the Forward Club here in Lemon Grove.
Members are free, non-members suggested donation of $5.    Not a member?  Click here to join! 
Can’t make on on June 10?  This exhibit will be on display through this summer,  click here to see hours and more information about visiting the Parsonage Museum at 3185 Olive Street.
For more information, call the museum at 619-460-4353 or  visit 


  • Helen Ofield

    Helen M. Ofield is the past 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) features photographic content by Pete Smith. She is an award-winning writer-producer for national and regional film and television, as well as for print and online news media, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, former seven-year member of the San Diego County Historic Site Board, and a long-time historic preservationist.

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