Will Rogers did it all. He was a movie star, columnist, philosopher, humorist, radio personality and avid rider and roper. He also had a beautiful spread of 186 acres in the Santa Monica Mountains overlooking the ocean in Pacific Palisades.His family gifted the home and land to California in 1944. … [Read more...]
Southern California Historic Places
Historical landmarks, ghost towns, buildings, sites & monuments.
If the Old West has a place in your heart, you need to put a visit to Melody Ranch in the Santa Clarita Valley to the top of your list. Melody Ranch Studios has a nearly 100-year history in the film industry. It started in 1915 as a location for filming westerns. At that time, it was known as … [Read more...]