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Saturday, July 30, 2011

CHATSWORTH'S WONDERFUL STONEY POINT

DISCOVERING OUR VALLEY    2011

The impressive stoney outcroppings of Stoney Point in Chatsworth were, in the 1930s and '40s a national symbol of the American West. Cowboy and adventure movies were often filmed among these huge boulders.

Stoney Point Chatsworth - vintage postcard - gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2011.  (click on image to enlarge)

" Famous landmark on Santa Susana Pass in the San Fernando Valley. This impressive rugged rock formation, offering a challenge to mountain climbers, it Los Angeles Historic Monument Nop. 132. Card is printed as a Bicentennial project of the Chatsworth Historical Society."

Note: The Bicentennial of the City of Los Angeles was in 1981. The American Bicentennial was in 1976. 

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