I vision a place where people can live together more pleasantly than any other place in America…. the whole picture is very clear before me…. I can see hundreds of white-walled homes bonneted with red tile, with trees, shrubs, hedges of hibiscus, palms and geraniums lining the drives, and a profusion of flowers framing the patios and gardens...
–Ole Hanson, 1925
- To unite all persons who are interested in the historical and cultural aspects of San Clemente.
- To foster greater community appreciation and identity.
- To preserve and promote the heritage of San Clemente.
- To present the Society's views to the appropriate governmental agencies regarding proposed major developments and legislative actions affecting our historical environment.