San Fernando Valley Historical Society

Andres Pico Adobe

Andres Pico Adobe

10940 Sepulveda Blvd.
Mission Hills, CA  91346

818-365-7810

Hours:
Monday, 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Except holidays)
Every 3rd Sunday of the month, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Available daily for group and private tours by
appointment, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lankershim Reading Room

Lankershim Reading Room

10940 Sepulveda Blvd.
Mission Hills, CA  91346

818-365-7810

Hours:
Monday, 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Except holidays)
Every 3rd Sunday of the month, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Available daily for group and private tours by
appointment, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Pioneer Cemetery

Pioneer Memorial Cemetery

14451 Bledsoe Street,
Sylmar 91342 (Corner of Foothill & Bledsoe)

818-365-5860 or 818-970-1286

Hours:
Third Saturdays of every month, 9 a.m. - Noon (rain or shine)
Group tours & historical research are by appointment.

June 23 Speaker: Indians of San Fernando – Ancient, Historic, and Present

Indians of San FernandoRudy Ortega Jr., tribal chairman for the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (tribe) and captain of his lineage, will speak on the history of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, on Thursday, June 23 at 7 p.m. at the Andres Pico Adobe. This presentation provides an overview of the three lineages that makeup the current body of the Fernandeño Tataviam tribe. It will walk you through the ancient traditions and peoples of present-day northern Los Angeles County, provide background on the San Fernando Mission period and the historic land grants held by ancestors of the tribe, and end with the current tribal government and affairs. The program is free and open to the public (although donations are gratefully accepted). There will also be free refreshments and a free door prize drawing.

 June 19 Open House & Textile Work Party

Open House will be on Sunday, June 19 from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Andrés Pico Adobe.  We are continuing our textile work parties and textile enthusiasts are welcome to join us and bring their latest projects.  If you are between projects, we can give you a project to work on for the SFVHS.

June: Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit at the Adobe

During June, we have a wonderful display of vintage wedding dresses at the Andrés Pico Adobe including a replica cake topper of the one used at the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1840. The original cake weighed almost 300 pounds. The exhibit will be on display every Monday in June from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Activities at the Andres Pico Adobe Park are presented in collaboration with the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks