Newhall in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
End of an Era
Charlie Chaplinís “Modern Times”
Modern Times was released during the Great Depression and showed how “The Little Tramp” struggled to survive in an industrialized society.
Photographs and lobby cards from the film.
Erected 2011 by Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society.
Location. 34° 22.492′ N, 118° 31.422′ W. Marker is in Newhall, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Newhall Avenue west of Railroad Avenue. Touch for map. Located adjacent to Hart Park at the historic railroad depot, open Sat-Sun 1-4. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24101 Newhall Avenue, Newhall CA 91321, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edison House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William S. Hart Park and Museum Saugus School Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eternal Valley (approx. 1.2 miles away); Last Horse Drawn Hearse of Los Angeles County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lyons Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oak of the Golden Dream (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Oak of the Golden Dream (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newhall.
More about this marker. The intended location for this marker is 25 miles northeast of here, on Sierra Highway at Thomas Road. Permission to install the marker was not granted, so it was placed here.
Also see . . . Final Scene Video. High-quality two-minute video. (Submitted on June 14, 2018.)
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