Northern California

The Northern California Chapter organizes a variety of cultural and social events throughout the year to highlight the accomplishments of FHS in France and the U.S. Proceeds from the Chapter’s events are dedicated to specific restoration projects that were voted by the FHS Board members. Dori Bonn is currently Chairmen of the Northern California Chapter. For further information please email Dori Bonn directly at dbonn1@earthlink.net

Photos: Northern California Chapter events including an evening with Alexandre de Vogüé, owner of Château de Vaux le Vicomte, the annual Fête des Rois celebration, lunch with a famous French chef, and participation in the San Francisco Fall Arts and Antiques Show of which French Heritage Society is a cultural sponsor.


  • San Francisco Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum, Salon Doré, CA
  • Drayton Hall, SC
  • French-American Memorial Hospital at Saint-Lô, France
  • Château de La Celle Saint Cloud, France
  • Chapelle Notre-Dame de l’Ile Barbe, France
  • Château de Thoiry, France
  • Château de Versigny, France
  • Abbaye de Longues, France
  • Prieuré du Mont Saint-Michel


Past Highlights

  • A Fête des Rois celebrated at the residence of Andrew and Françoise Skurman
  • Dinners in private homes
  • Private Docent Tours and lunches at leading museums offering exhibitions of French art. French Heritage Society
  • Special lectures given by reknown speakers such as Princess Michael of Kent and Archduke Dr. Géza von Habsburg