2010 THE YEAR OF VALLEY ADVENTURES
Detail sculpture at the entrance of the funeral chapel at Evergreen Cemetery in East Los Angeles. Photo for the Archives of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley by Gerald Fecht 2010. (click on image to enlarge)
Tomb of Issac Newton Van Nuys and his wife Susanna.
Grave of Isaac Lankershim and his wife Annis.
Two of the most important early developers of the modern San Fernando Valley were Isaac Lankershim and Isaac Newton Van Nuys. Their graves and those of their wives lie at the base of an obelisk designed to leave a lasting impression. Today, in downtrodden Evergreen Cemetery in Los Angeles, these once powerful men in a seldom visited tomb.