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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

WESTERN HISTORIAN JERRY ENGLAND SPEAKS AT MUSEUM ON AUSGUST 30th

“Taste of History” Speaker Series!

Date: Thursday, August 30, 2012

Program: History of Western Films at Iverson Ranch and Horses in the Valley

Featured Speaker: Jerry England

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   

Cost: FREE Event!

Where: Westfield Fashion Square, Dining Terrace, Sherman Oaks
As a Western movie historian, Jerry England has researched and collected memorabilia associated with Santa Susana Mountain movie location ranches for the past decade; and after making a guest appearance on a ReelzChannel Dailies program titled Hollywood Was Here - The Iverson Movie Ranch, he decided to share his research and knowledge by writing Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas and "Rendezvous at Boulder Pass -- Hollywood's Fantasyland"
Jerry will present a fascinating history on the early days horses in the Valley to a review of Western films at Iverson Ranch in the Santa Susana Mountain area.
A film will be shown and he will discuss the background on his two books. Visitors will be amazed on what the western valley looked like, the who’s who of stars that acted in western films and how horses were such a big part of the valley back then… and today.
Jerry also came from a family whose pioneer heritage can be back-trailed for over twelve generations across the forests and prairies of America.
You can lean more about Jerry England at www.cowboyup.com.

Also, The Museum will make a presentation on a special community-arts-museum program –“Horses Across the Valley.”

WHERE:    Westfield Fashion Square, 2nd Flr. Dining Terrace (across from food court)
                   14006 Riverside Drive, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423     
                   (On Riverside between Hazeltine and Woodman)

COST:        FREE!   (please bring a family member or friend)

RSVP:    Please call The Museum at (818) 347-9665 or  events@TheMuseumSFV.org             


About Jerry England...
Jerry is an avid horseman, who has been riding for more than half a century.   Besides trail-riding, he has participated in the fast-action sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting.
He's also a cowboy folk artist.  His Old West-inspired furniture has won accolades from publications, such as Southwest Art, Sunset, The Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, and Home Magazine.   He was featured on TV's Carol Duvall Show to demonstrate his technique.
As a Western movie historian, he has researched and collected memorabilia associated with Santa Susana Mountain movie location ranches for the past decade; and after making a guest appearance on a ReelzChannel Dailies program titled Hollywood Was Here - The Iverson Movie Ranch, he decided to share his research and knowledge by writing Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas and "Rendezvous at Boulder Pass -- Hollywood's Fantasyland"
Jerry also came from a family whose pioneer heritage can be back-trailed for over twelve generations across the forests and prairies of America.
Collectibles offered on this site are from Jerry's personal collection. Jerry collected, bought, sold, and traded cowboy, native American, old West antiques, and sporting collectibles for more than 30 years. You may have met him at the Cody Old West Show, the High Noon Show, The Western Design Conference, the Paso Gathering in Paso Robles, Cowboy Traditions in Tucson, or the Santa Ynez Vaquero Show in years past. He is a former member of the National Bit, Spur and Saddle Collectors Association (NBSSCA).
Jerry and his wife Joyce live in Chatsworth, California, and spend many hours every week on the trail with their equine pals: Cash, Zinger, their wee-one--Biggs, Kasidy May, and Sunup.
Jerry is active in the preservation of horse-keeping in Chatsworth, CA, and has made many positive contributions in Los Angeles as the president of the Chatsworth Equine Cultural Heritage Organization which he founded in 2000.

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