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The Museum SFV-Historic Walking Tour-Van Nuys

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The Museum of the San Fernando Valley

18860 Nordhoff St, Ste 204

Northridge, CA 91324

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Historic Walking Tour of Van Nuys
Sunday, October 27th
From 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a stroll back in time through the "Town That Was Started Right!"

Learn about the origin of the Daily News and the company which was a nationwide maker of silent movie theatre organs. Who were Hobart Johnstone Whitley, Wayne E. Bechtelheimer and Whitley Van Nuys Huffaker? Relive "Wednesday Nights on Van Nuys Boulevard." We will have historic photographs and stories to share as we wander this surprisingly historic San Fernando Valley treasure.

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, Whitley

The development entity known as The Syndicate began the process in 1910, but William Paul Whitsett saw it through to the end. Originally a barley field, Van Nuys became a prosperous center of City Government, agriculture and industry. Come explore what remains to be appreciated: original 1911 buildings hidden beneath modern facades, first churches, a civic center with many special revelations, one of the main hubs of social and official activity, the Women's Club building, Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monuments #201, #202, and #911, and National Register of Historic Places Monument #2509.

Please RSVP and pay in advance with:
EVENTBRITE - Search under: Van Nuys Historic Walking Tour (Okay to walk-up and pay)
Cost: $10 per person donation; Also, please visit www.TheMuseumSFV.org
Parking: Street & metered parking in area museumsanfernandovalley.blogspot.com

RSVP: 1-818-347-9665, email at info(at)themuseumsfv(dot)(org)
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The Museum of the San Fernando Valley

18860 Nordhoff St, Ste 204

Northridge, CA 91324

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