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About Jim Riley

James Riley is the owner/operator of Riley's Farm in Oak Glen, California and a senior partner in Colony Bay Productions. The father of six children, Riley performs "Patrick Henry" and supervises a living history program visited by hundreds of thousands of school children. He holds a degree in history from Stanford University.

Disagree and You are a Racist

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Blacklisted Series, #9 Disclaimer: Our living history programs are not political. We have been forced to discuss First Amendment Issues because Cancel... View Article


Victory in Living Well

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Emerald City In the wake of Joe Biden’s inauguration, vast stretches of the American political and cultural landscape appear to... View Article


What I saw at the “Insurrection”

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Attack of the Performance Artists Before the topic of the day–guilt by association–it might be interesting to ponder a charge... View Article


Horrified Your Audience Will Agree

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Blacklisted Series, #8 Disclaimer: Our living history programs are not political. We have been forced to discuss First Amendment Issues because Cancel... View Article


Good and Evil..

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Blacklisted Series, #7 Disclaimer: Our living history programs are not political. We have been forced to discuss First Amendment Issues because Cancel... View Article


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Living History Same Day Online Tickets Stop at 9:30 AM, but you can purchase tickets at the gate. 10-4 ♦... View Article


Sunday – Tuesday December 13-15, 2020

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We’re closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday Open Wednesday – Saturday 10-4 Wednesday 12/16: Old Joe Homestead Adventure Thursday, Friday, Saturday... View Article


Saturday December 12, 2020

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Living History Same Day Online Tickets Stop at 9:30 AM, but you can purchase tickets at the gate. 10-4 ♦... View Article


Friday December 11, 2020

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Great Food and Drink! The Hawk’s Head Bakery Window Bakery and full lunch menu 10-4 Living History 10-12 Colonial Farm... View Article