I sometimes picture my farm as a battlefield with troops of people struggling with nature in a hundred-year war.

Germans, Italians, Chinese and Japanese, Armenians, Filipinos, and Mexicans---their voices have sounded over this farm, their families have walked these rows . . .

~ David Mas Masumoto, Epitaph for a Peach

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Employment Opportunities



The Fresno Historical Society is seeking a weekend tour guide beginning in January 2018 to conduct public tours of the Kearney Mansion Museum on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. The guide will need to be available from 12:30 pm – 4 pm. The guide must be comfortable with speaking to small or large groups of people of different ages and backgrounds and must be able to climb stairs from the first floor to the second floor. A general knowledge of California/Fresno history would be helpful, but not required. The tour guide will receive special training in order to interpret the history of the 1903 Kearney Mansion and the life of M.Theo Kearney. The guide should be available for tours during special events that occur several times a year. This is a paid hourly position.

For more information on the Kearney Mansion Museum, click here.

 Interested applicants, please contact Executive Director Ruth Lang at (559) 441-0862 or rlang@valleyhistory.org. Equal Opportunity Employer

Last Updated Monday, January 22, 2018 - 03:06 PM.