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Newhall, California Historical Markers

 
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By Craig Baker, January 24, 2019
American Bison and Marker
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — American Bison
This herd traces its roots to 1962, when Walt Disney donated a herd of American Bison to William S. Hart Regional Park. To discourage inbreeding, the County of Los Angeles has exchanged some of its animals with other facilities over the years; . . . — Map (db m129211) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — American Revolution1775-1783
The American Revolution was a war for independence between the thirteen American colonies and their parent country, Great Britain. When it was over, the colonies became the United States of America. On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence . . . — Map (db m125419) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — Edison House
This house was one of a group of cottages built by the Southern California Edison Company to house employees in 1919 when the Edison substation in Newhall opened. The house was moved west of Saugus in 1925 when the new substation was completed, and . . . — Map (db m119564) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — End of an EraCharlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times”
Near where you are now standing, silent film comic Charlie Chaplin, with Paulette Goddard at his side, appeared in the final scene of the epic comedy Modern Times. The film was released on February 5, 1936, nearly ten years into the talkie . . . — Map (db m118782) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — Eternal Valley
In 1769 Spanish padres sent out by Father Junipero Serra recommended this property as a mission site. It became instead a farm and ranch for the San Fernando Mission. —————————— A . . . — Map (db m20114) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — Last Horse Drawn Hearse of Los Angeles County
This vehicle was manufactured at about the same time the first internments were made in this cemetery – 1860. — Map (db m20097) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — 688 — Lyons Station
This site was the location of a combination store, post office, telegraph office, tavern, and stage depot accommodating travelers during the Kern River gold rush in the early 1850s. A regular stop for Butterfield and other early California stage . . . — Map (db m145420) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — Oak of the Golden Dream
In 1839, the Mexican Government granted to Antonio del Valle some 48,000 acres of The Santa Clarita Valley known as the Del Valle Rancho. On March 9, 1842, Francisco Lopez y Arbello, the brother-in-law of Antonio del Valle, visited the . . . — Map (db m20112) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — 168 — Oak of the Golden Dream
Francisco Lopez made California’s first authenticated gold discovery on March 9, 1842. While gathering wild onions near an oak tree in Placerita Canyon he found gold particles clinging to the roots of the bulbs. The San Fernando placers and nearby . . . — Map (db m51516) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — 168 — Oak of the Golden Dream* ← 9 Miles *
In Placeritas Canyon, March 1842, Francisco Lopez y Arballo, while gathering wild onions from around an old oak, discovered gold particles clinging to the roots of the bulbs. It is estimated that $80,000 in gold was discovered as a result of this . . . — Map (db m137424) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — 172 — Pioneer Oil Refinery
California's first oil refinery operated on a commercial scale, erected 1876. Restored by the Standard Oil Company of California in 1930 as a memorial to D. G. Scofield and his pioneer associates of the California Star Oil Works company, a . . . — Map (db m138151) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — 172 — Pioneer Oil Refinery← 3 Miles
In 1875 the Star Oil Company, one of the predecessors of the Standard Oil Company of California, drilled its first Pico Canyon well, which yielded about one hundred barrels per day. The discovery resulted in the erection of the first commercial oil . . . — Map (db m145418) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — Saugus School Bell
The bell in the tower of this station was fabricated by the C.S. Bell Company of Hillsboro, Ohio. It weighs approximately 400 pounds and measures 30 inches in diameter at the base. The bell originally hung in the belfry of Saugus Elementary School, . . . — Map (db m143725) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — 564 — William S. Hart Park and Museum
William S. Hart Park and Museum is the former ranch and home of the world famous Western silent film actor and director, William S. Hart. Today, guests visiting the park may enjoy a vast picnic area, a live collection of farm animals, a herd of . . . — Map (db m120773) HM

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