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LA, Heritage Day fest > Apr. 11

Postby nichols » Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:13 pm

Over 200 Members of L.A. Heritage Alliance Join to Bring History Alive

LOS ANGELES – The recorded history of Southern California goes back over 500 years. It takes the efforts of hundreds of organizations to uncover, preserve, document and interpret this substantial, complex and significant legacy. On Sunday, April 11, The L.A. Heritage Alliance will host its Third Annual L.A. Heritage Day to share this history through tours of historic structures, a scavenger hunt, presentations, readings, performances and cooking lessons.

“In an area sometimes perceived as having no ‘real’ history, L.A. Heritage Day is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about and enjoy the fascinating people, places and events that have shaped Southern California,” said Cindy Olnick, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Conservancy. “It is also a chance to learn about the incredible variety of local preservation groups, museums, libraries and historical societies serving today throughout Los Angeles County.”

L.A. Heritage Alliance was formed in 2008 to unify and leverage the efforts of more than 200 organizations in greater Los Angeles dedicated to preserving this area’s long history. Among the participating groups in this year’s L.A. Heritage Day are Claremont Heritage, the Cultural Heritage Foundation of Southern California, Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum, Highland Park Heritage Trust, Hollywood Heritage, Las Angelitas del Pueblo, the Los Angeles Conservancy, Pacific Asia Museum, Pomona Heritage, LAUSD Historical Archives, the Santa Monica Conservancy, the Museum of the San Fernando Valley, and the West Adams Heritage Association. A complete list of participating groups can be found at <> .

The Third Annual L.A. Heritage Day will be held on Sunday, April 11, 2010, at the Heritage Square Museum 3800 Homer St., Los Angeles, located just off the Pasadena Freeway in northeast Los Angeles. Admission is free for anyone who downloads the flyer from and $5 without the flyer.

And the best part about LA Heritage Day Pinks Hot Dogs will be here (no wait)!

Organizations participating in 2009 include:

Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
American Cinemateque
Arroyo Arts Collective
Beverly Hills Historical Society
California Art Club
City of Los Angeles, Office of Historic Resources
Claremont Heritage
Culinary Historians of Southern California
Cultural Heritage Foundation of Southern California
Culver City Historical Society
Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society
Friends of La Laguna
Hancock Park / Windsor Square Historical Society
Highland Park Heritage Trust
Historic Adamson House/Malibu Lagoon Museum
Hollywood Heritage
the L.A. Historic Theatre Foundation
Lanterman House Museum
Las Angelitas del Pueblo
Leonis Adobe
Los Angeles City Historical Society
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
the Los Angeles Conservancy
Los Encinos Docent Association
Monterey Park City Historical Society
Montebello Historical Society
Muckenthaler Cultural Center
Olmsted District Preservation Association
Point Fermin Lighthouse
Pomona Heritage
Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site
San Fernando Valley Historical Society
Santa Monica Conservancy
Venice Historical Society
Whittier Conservancy
West Adams Heritage Association
Western Educators, Shooters, and Troopers
William S. Hart Park and Museum

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