Category Archives: General Museum News

The White Horse Inn

In 2012, The San Fernando Valley Relics Museum was able to carefully take down and save a popular local restaurant sign called The White Horse Inn. Along with the door and a Coppola that sat on top of the restaurant. What would seem like items that would have been forever buried and lost in the...
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The Doobie Brothers

If you don't know who The Doobie Brothers are, please take a minute to shame yourself before reading on. Listen to this and bring some joy to your ears. It's ok. I'll wait. All caught up? Good. Let's move on. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Doobie Brothers have been on the American rock...
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The Palomino

Early last year, Valley Relics rescued a sign from one of country music's most important pieces of history. For 43 years, the Palomino served as host to many of country western's greatest stars, such as Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt, Buddy Knox, Gram Parsons, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristoffersen, Rita Coolidge, Emmylou Harris, and...
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Mentryville: Remnants of Valley History

Deep in the heart of the Valley, along a lonely road in Newhall, lies a ghost town that was once home to one of the world's longest-running oil wells. On September 26, 1876, Charles Alexander Mentry punched into a well tucked away in Pico Canyon, striking oil at the 617-foot mark. The subsequent geyser attracted a...
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