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Monday, November 17, 2014


Historic Van Nuys Walking Tour

Saturday, November 29, 2014 

10am - 12:30pm 

$10 Donation 


Come out and burn a few of those extra Thanksgiving dinner calories at our annual "Walk It Off" tour - always on the weekend after Thanksgiving. 
Attendees will learn about the original 1911 buildings hidden beneath modern facades, first churches, a civic center with many special revelations, the Women's Club building, origin of the Daily News, Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monuments #201, #202, and #911, and National Register of Historic Places Monument #2509. Also, who were Hobart Johnstone Whitley, Wayne E. Bechtelheimer and Whitley Van Nuys Huffaker? Re-live "Wednesday Nights on Van Nuys Boulevard" and much more!
Additional tour highlights include:
  • Van Nuys Bungalow
  • Women's Club
  • Old Van Nuys Library (1927)
  • United Methodist Church
  • Municipal Building Façade
  • Van Nuys Post Office
  • Abeles Map
  • Fernando Statue, Crystal Plunge
  • Bob's Big Boy, Busch Gardens
  • Lankershim, Van Nuys, Whitsett, and Whitley Overviews
Cost: $10 Donation. You may make a donation from a PayPal account or with a credit card.
In addition, if you would like write a check for a tour, it may be made payable and sent to:

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley 
Mailing Address: 
18860 Nordhoff St.., Suite 204
Northridge, CA 91324-3885
RSVP: Please contact us at (818) 347-9665 and leave your name, email, phone number and how many attendees or email at
Meeting Location: Van Nuys Tour meets at 6262 Van Nuys Blvd. at Sylvan and Van Nuys Blvd., under arch, which is southeast corner of the street at 10:00 a.m.

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