Programs & Events

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

SOLD OUT! Evening Lecture: John K. Hillers, Photographic Chronicler of John Wesley Powell's 1872 Expedition

Saturday, August 17, 2019   7 p.m.

SOLD OUT! When John Wesley Powell explored the Green and Colorado Rivers during his famous expedition of the Grand Canyon 150 years ago, there was no photographer to capture images of the experience.  Fortunately, Powell found a master photographic chronicler for his 1872 expedition in boatman John K. Hillers.


Evening Lecture: Reflections on the Powell Expeditions

Saturday, September 7, 2019   7 p.m.

Author Tom Martin will review the landscape Powell traveled through, recount some of the background history leading up to the first Powell river trip, the events of the trip, and subsequent legend, history and fact.


SOLD OUT! Riordan Second Sunday Special Event: Tea on the Veranda

Sunday, September 8, 2019   1-3 p.m.

SOLD OUT! Step back to 1904 with a time period inspired afternoon tea on the veranda. You are welcome to dress in your finest Victorian or Edwardian attire and wear your favorite hat.