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Thursday, September 24, 2009


2009 - The Year of Valley History

Last spring Fred Berk, Librarian of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley prepared a special historic postcard exhibit for The Museum's participation in LA Heritage Day at Heritage Square. It was so well received that he expanded the exhibit and has taken it on-the-road. (You may recall that one of The Museum's missions is to get history to all parts of the greater San Fernando Valley.) For a month a variation of the exhibit has been in the entry of the West Valley Regional Library in Northridge.
Now Fred is at it again! This time, he's working on a special San Fernando Valley historic postcard exhibit for the re-opening of Campo de Cahuenga.
Campo de Cahuenga, which can lay claim to being the birthplace of California, will reopen for its acclaimed re-enactment in November and permanently shortly thereafter.

Robert Taylor - Northridge Estates - historic postcard given to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley by Gary Fredburg 2008.

Film and television actor, Robert Taylor owned two homes in Northridge, California. The first was his own property, and the second he owned with his actress wife Barbara Stanwick. 2010 - A Century of Northridge History

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