Hemet Museum celebrates 20 years hemetmuseum.comThe Hemet Museum will be hosting a 20th Anniversary Open House on Nov. 3 ■ Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter About 30 years ago, current Hemet City Councilwoman Linda Krupa, the late Bill Jennings and his wife Ann, along with other individuals and organizations, got together and raised enough money to purchase the land from the Southern Pacific Railroad. According to Diane Boss, Chairperson of this elaborate undertaking, “It all began with a group of individuals and organizations interested in preserving the Southern Pacific Railroad’s Hemet train depot before it was demolished.” (Yes kiddies, both passenger and freight trains made it into Hemet a long time
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