Newhall in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
William S. Hart Park and Museum
The Museum is the beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival style mansion atop the hill. Docent-led tours through this historic home highlight Mr. Hart’s impressive collection of Western artwork by noted artists Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington, and Joe de Yong, as well as costumes and props from early Hollywood, personal furnishings and effects, and artifacts representing multiple Native American cultures.
The Museum also includes an historic 1910 Ranch House, located just inside the gate, which exhibits Hart’s tack and saddle collection, personal furnishings, and additional Hollywood memorabilia.
William S. Hart Park, which opened in 1958, is registered California Point of Historical Interest,
Erected by County of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 564.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 34° 22.582′ N, 118° 31.565′ W. Marker is in Newhall, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Newhall Avenue and Main Street, on the left when traveling west on Newhall Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall CA 91321, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Revolution (approx. 0.2 miles away); End of an Era (approx. 0.2 miles away); William J. Johnston Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saugus School Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edison House (approx. ¼ mile away); American Bison (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Oil Refinery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eternal Valley (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newhall.
More about this marker. The 1927 mansion is open Wed-Sun 11-4 with free tours on the hour. Access requires a short hike to the top of the hill.
Also see . . .
1. Hart Museum. (Submitted on July 23, 2018.)
2. Walk of Western Stars. Located along the sidewalks just outside of Hart Park. (Submitted on July 25, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on July 25, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 25, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.