COME VISIT US AT THE SAUGUS TRAIN STATION MUSEUM!!!.....EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY....1PM TO 4PM!!!!!
Welcome to the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer organization dedicated to preserving
the heritage of the Santa Clarita Valley, 35 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. We are headquartered at
Heritage Junction, 24101 Newhall Avenue (formerly San Fernando Road), Newhall, inside William S. Hart Park.
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** HERITAGE JUNCTION **
** Day of the Dead **

Come and enjoy a family day at Heritage Junction
LIFE Celebration on our unique communal (public) "Dia de los Muertos ALTAR"
Bring your own offerings (Pictures, Flowers, Bread of the Dead, Candy Skulls, Favorite Toy or Item) for your beloved ones. And be part of a great Community Cultural Engagement.
Enjoy Sunday with Mexican Folkloric Dance displays.
Performance shows every hour starting at 1pm till 4pm
Plus enjoy all weekend long Gourmet Food Trucks, Music, Gold Panning and Regional History Museum displays at SCV Historical Society
Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00 pm' "Liqht of the Spirits", a Day of the Dead experience. (With Donation)
All proceeds will benefit the SCV Historical Society toward completion of Heritage Junction Museum
FREE ADMISSION!
At Heritage Junction
November 1St and 2nd from 10 am to 5 pm
Call ROBERTO: (818) 522-6673 for more info

View Flyer Here

** HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
** LECTURE SERIES **

Ancient Enterprises: How the prehistoric Tataviam survived and thrived in an ancient landscape
This lecture will cover the history of the Tataviam people: the Native American group who occupied the upper San Fernando Valley, the Santa Clarita Valley, Acton, Agua Dulce, and the southern Antelope Valley. The lecture will also cover archaeological as well as ethnographic evidence. Tataviam artifacts, such as manos, metates, projectile points, and scrapers will be shown.
Speaker: DR. LAURIE SOLIS
Adjunct Professor Of Anthropology, College of the Canyons
And Author Of:
Tataviam: People Who Face the Sun
BOOK SIGNING TO FOLLOW LECTURE
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2pm
Admission Free

At The OLD TOWN NEWHALL LIBRARY
BE SURE TO VISIT THE CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE STARTING AT NOON AT HERITAGE JUNCTION PRIOR TO THE LECTURE
SHUTTLE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE NEWHALL LIBRARY!!
Call 661-254-1275 for more info
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** HERITAGE JUNCTION **
** CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE **

Featuring
Historic Homes and Train Station Open to the Public
Homes Will be Decorated for the Holiday
The Animal Blessing at the Ramona Chapel from 1:00 to 1:30 PM
Want to take the family Christmas photo with the Mogul locomotive? Yes! There will be a photographer there to assist you
Santa will be hearing your Christmas wishes on the front porch of the Newhall Ranch House
Kids’ crafts will take place inside of the Saugus Train Depot from Noon to 3:30 PM
In the spirit of the season, we will be collecting nonperishable food items for the Food Pantry. You can make a food donation inside the Saugus Train Station
New this year, we will be the first stop on the city’s Holly Trolley that will take you from Heritage Junction down Main Street all the way to Newhall library, and bring you back again. The trolley will be running from Noon to 4:00 PM, with boarding and drop-off in front of the Saugus Train Station and at various locations along Main St.
FREE EVENT TO EVERYONE!
At Heritage Junction
December 6 from noon to 4 pm
Call 661-254-1275 for more info


** SCVTV PRESENTS **
** THE OUTWEST CONCERT SERIES **

SCVHS members now receive 15% off tickets
Make your reservations now for Western music award winning singer/songwriter/performer
BELINDA GAIL
Appearing December 18, 2014
At The Santa Clarita Repertory East Playhouse
Hosted by Jim and Bobbi Jean Bell of OutWest and sponsored by SCVTV with continuing support of Repertory East Playhouse this concert series presents a wide variety of live music featuring top performers of Western, Bluegrass, Blues, Americana and Roots music
Call the ticket hotline to reserve "An Evening with Belinda Gail" now! 661.255.7087
Tickets $20.00, SCVHS members $17.00


** HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
** PARANORMAL INVESTIGATIONS!!! **

Ghost Book Your Private Paranormal Investigation Today
In the SCV's Most Haunted Buildings!!
Featured on Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures":
Heritage Junction Episode

Investigation Sites At Heritage Junction:
Saugus Train Station
Newhall Ranch House
Pardee House
Mitchell Adobe

For more information:
Contact Linda Casebolt or Bridget Odien
Email: SCVGhostHunts@gmail.com, Phone: 661-513-3604
All Proceeds Go To Help the SCV Historical Society!!
Click Here for website
Click Here www.ParanormalPractice.com

** HERITAGE JUNCTION DISPATCH **
** HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER **

Dispatch Latest Edition Now Available Online!!
NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 2014 Issue
Featuring:
KIT CARSON, EDWARD BEALE, AND THE BATTLE OF SAN PASQUAL
ASSOCIATION OF STATE DAM SAFETY OFFICIALS ENDORSES ST. FRANCIS DAM NATIONAL MEMORIAL
Holidays at Rancho Camulos by Maria Christopher
Birthday Parties: Some History, One Coming Up by Rachel Barnes
Christmas Open House at Heritage Junction December 6, Noon to 4:00 PM by Cathy Martin
SCVTV Presents "The OutWest Concert Series"! with Discount for SCVHS Members
December 6 Lecture: “Ancient Enterprises: How the prehistoric Tataviam survived and thrived in an ancient landscape”
Hart Park’s Calendar of Events by Eric Reifman
Thanks to those who volunteered
On Fake SCV Politicians and Iron Eyes Cody by John Boston
Get Your Copy Here!

Visit Heritage Junction Historic Park
Inside William S. Hart Park in Newhall • Tours Every Sat-Sun 1pm-4pm
Search the SCV History Archives for information on:
Become a member
Your membership will help preserve some of California's most important, interesting, and colorful history! Click above for an application.
Become a docent
Become a trained expert in SCV history and share your knowledge with visitors to Heritage Junction. Click above for information.
SCV Historical Society
P.O. Box 221925
Newhall, CA 91322-1925
Phone: (661) 254-1275
E-mail Here
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