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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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Coming attractions at the SCV Historical Society:
Saturday, March 28-
The St Francis Dam Disaster Symposium,
Co-sponsored by the SCV Historical Society and Cal State University Northridge Archeology Dept.
Keynote speaker will be Dr J. David Rogers, the Karl F. Hasselman Missouri Chair in Geological Sciences & Engineering at the Missouri University of Science & Technology
Stay tuned for more details on these exciting programs at www.scvhs.org and the next issue of the dispatch!

** ST FRANCIS DAM DISASTER **
Lecture & Bus Tour to Dam Site
St. Francis Dam With "The Dam Man"
Local Dam Expert
FRANK ROCK
Saturday, March 14, 2015

The tour will begin with a short presentation about the disaster at 11 a.m. in the freight room of the Saugus Train Station in Heritage Junction, Admission to lecture only is free
At noon, ticketed passengers will board a motor coach for a trip up to the dam site in San Francisquito Canyon and a hike to the dam ruins.
Tickets are $35 per person for all ages and include snacks and bus transportation.
Funds raised will benefit programs of the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society.
St. Francis Dam expert Frank Rock, who has been featured on the History Channel, the Discovery Channel and local television, will conduct the lecture and tour.
Tickets may be reserved by calling (661) 254-1275 with credit card and contact information or by mailing your ticket order to P.O. Box 221925, Newhall, CA 91322-1925. Mail orders must be received no later than March 7.
Tour includes approximately 1 mile walk and steep uphill hike at dam site
Participants should wear long pants and comfortable hiking shoes. Water will be provided.
Because this tour is a very popular fund-raiser, it is impossible to guarantee that seats will be available for purchase on the day of the tour. Order your tickets now!

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

SCVHS members now receive 15% off tickets
OutWest is pleased to present an exciting new Bluegrass group:
AN EVENING OF BLUEGRASS MUSIC WITH "HOT OCTOBER"
Appearing February 26, 2015
*Will Call and Doors Open 7:00 p.m. Concert 8:00 p.m.
At The Santa Clarita Repertory East Playhouse
24266 Main St, Newhall, CA
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 OutWest ticket hotline to reserve "An Evening with Hot October" now! 661.255.7087
Tickets $20.00, SCVHS members $17.00

Reserved tickets may be picked up in advance at OutWest or at the door, "Will Call", on the night of the concert.
This special evening is made possible through the support of SCVTV, WMA California Chapter, Repertory East Playhouse and OutWest Boutique and Cultural Center. Special thanks to The Magazine Of Santa Clarita.
Click Here For More Details

All concerts are $20 with $17 discounted tickets except for April 15 and Aug 27 which are $25 with $22 discounted tickets

2015 CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE
Fourth Thursdays unless otherwise noted. Light Refreshments may be served.

*Thursday, February 26: An Evening Of Bluegrass With Hot October
Jesse Olema - Violin, Vocals, Paul Fuller - Banjo, Vocals Sasha Birrittella - Guitar, Vocals Dave Tranchina - Bass, Vocals
*Thursday, March 26: Midnight Radio: A One-Woman Show with Katy Moffatt (this is the first Fourth Thursday in Old Town Newhall)
*Wednesday, April 15: An Evening with Kristyn Harris and Jim Jones
Western Music Association 2014 Female and Male Performer of The Year (first event of Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Week)
*Thursday, May 28: An Evening with Susie Glaze & The Hilonesome Band
*Thursday, June 25: An Evening with Miss Devon & The Outlaw Devon Dawson & Jessie Robertson
*Thursday, July 23: An Evening with Sidewinder: Bruce Huntington, Ken Wilcox, Mark Jackson, and Tom Wolverton
*Thursday, August 27: An Evening with Dave Stamey
*Thursday, September 24: An Evening with Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements
*Thursday, October 22: An Evening With The Tom Corbett Band (final concert of the Fourth Thursday Old Town Newhall Season)
*Thursday, November 19: An Evening with Adrian Buckaroogirl

Links to more info: All concerts have been set up as Facebook events. Find each one here:
https://www.facebook.com/SCVTVOutWest/events
OutWest's Live Music Page
http://www.outwestmktg.com/events/live-music.cfm
All concerts can be found on www.santaclaritaarts.com
website too


** 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!!
JANUARY-FEBRUARY, 2015 Issue
Featuring:
THE BATTLE OF PALMDALE
Author Helen Hunt Jackson to Visit Rancho Camulos by Maria Christopher
Birthdays Last for Months by Rachel Barnes
Election Time
Christmas Open House 2014 – So Many People to Thank! by Cathy Martin
Nobody, But Nobody, Can Play Ben Johnson… by John Boston
Yee Haa! to All You Historical Society Members by Cathy Martin
Get Your Copy Here!

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Inside William S. Hart Park in Newhall • Tours Every Sat-Sun 1pm-4pm
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SCV Historical Society
P.O. Box 221925
Newhall, CA 91322-1925
Phone: (661) 254-1275
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