About Friends of Hearst Castle
Friends of Hearst Castle, a nonprofit cooperating association, supports
preservation and interpretation of Hearst Castle, including its art,
artifacts, architecture and grounds through membership, education, outreach
and special events; enhancing understanding and appreciation, and thereby
enriching the visitor experience.
Established in 1985, Friends of Hearst Castle
(FHC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit cooperating association affiliated with Hearst
San Simeon State Historical Monument®, and the San Luis Obispo Coast District
of California State Parks. Through membership and fundraising, FHC provides
funds for educational, interpretive, and artifact conservation programs and
supports the District's ongoing efforts to improve visitor services. Friends'
support helps to increase public access to, and appreciation of, this unique
historical and cultural resource.
The Living History program and historic props, both sponsored by FHC, enrich the
experience of Hearst Castle Visitors
Artifact conservation is a major part of FHC's funding program,
helping to preserve the Castle for generations to come.
FHC supports children's educational programs at the Castle as well
as San Simeon State Park
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"Hearst Castle", "Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument",
"La Cuesta Encantada", and "The Enchanted Hill"
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