After reading an article in Sunset Magazine titled “Why Don’t You Build a Sundial for Your Sunset Garden?” in June 1933, George Fox Steedman was inspired, and created a birdhouse sundial, which today remains an iconic item in Casa del Herrero’s south garden.
Wanting to be a good host for out-of-town guests, Carolyn Williams booked a tour at Casa del Herrero, and was completely enchanted with her visit. Now, five years later, Carolyn is a dedicated volunteer.
Growing up in Montecito, Laura Bridley always felt connected to the community. It seems only natural that her interest in the built environment, dedication to preservation of historic spaces, and enthusiasm for local history would bring her to Casa del Herrero.