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Friday, January 2, 2009

ENACTMENT OF ARTICLES OFCAPITULATION” AT CAMPO DE CAHUENGA

ENACTMENT OF THE SIGNING OF THE ARTICLES OF
CAPITULATION” AT CAMPO DE CAHUENGA


SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2009 AT 1:00 P.M.

Guy Weddington McCreary, Chairman of the Campo de Cahuenga Historical Memorial Association announces the Re-Enactment of the Signing of the Articles of Capitulation/

Sunday, January 11, 2009 beginning at 1:00 p.m. A host of events will mark the celebration at the site of the Original Campo de Cahuenga, 3919 Lankershim Blvd., Universal City, CA.

An afternoon of fiesta dancers, the firing of the Howitzer cannon, a tour of the archeological dig, the placing of the Memorial Wreath, presentation of the twelve flags over California, refreshments and fun at Original Campo de Cahuenga as we support the efforts of the Campo de Cahuenga Memorial Historical Association to preserve the history and create a home for the artifacts unearthed during the excavation of the Original Campo de Cahuenga.
Presented by Campo de Cahuenga Historical Memorial Association and the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.
Campo de Cahuenga, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the site of the Signing of the Articles of Capitulation, ending the Mexican-American War in California. The Campo de Cahuenga, is located at 3919 Lankershim Blvd., across from Universal City Studio’s and next door to the Universal City-Campo de Cahuenga MTA Subway Station, with free parking at the MTA Station site.

Attendees are encouraged to review the archaeological finds of the old adobe of 1800.
WHAT: “Re-Enactment of the Signing of the Articles of Capitulation”
WHEN: Sunday, January 11, 2009 at 1:00 P.M.
WHERE: Campo de Cahuenga Historical Site
3919 Lankershim Blvd., Universal City/Studio City, CA. The site is across the street from Universal City Studio’s and next door to the Universal City-Campo de Cahuenga MTA Subway Station
CONTACT: For more information regarding the event,
call Diane McCreary, at 818.762.399

1 comment:

babbling brook said...

This press release leaves out some relevant information. This year's event will be held totally outdoors, due to the construction underway inside the Campo building. Visitors need to dress warmly if weather is chilly or rainy. The exhibits will be held in pop-out tents.
Further information on the event is easier accessed on the web at www.campodecahuenga.com