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Venice Historical Society

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About us

  • To increase public awareness of Venice's irreplaceable historical, cultural and architectural resources.
  • To gather and disseminate information for the preservation of structures and neighborhoods in Venice.
  • To engage in activities that will promote the preservation and enhancement of the unique historic features of Venice.


We invite you to join us and become a member of the Venice Historical Society:

Our membership is open to any individual, business or organization interested in the
purpose and goals of the Society. Members will receive a one-year membership card, colorful quarterly newsletters reporting Society events and including wonderful articles
on Venice heritage and all Society activities. Our phone number is (310) 967-5170.

VHS 2014-2016 Board of Directors

President Jill Prestup
Vice-President Sonya Reese Greenland
Treasurer Laura Gonyaw
Secretary Sheelagh Cullen
Membership Sara Clark & Thalia Johnson
Social Media     Paul Soucek

Special Projects 

Denise Speer & Allen Christman
Historian Marc Wanamaker
Advisors Betsy Goldman & Denise Ruttman


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