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Bolton Hall Museum, P.O. Box 203, Tujunga CA 91043.

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Books on the History of Rancho Tujunga

Books on the History of Surrounding Areas

After Pearl Harbor—The War Years in Sunland-Tujunga, California

A compilation of conversations about the experiences of local residents after Dec. 7, 1941.  Compiled by Marlene Hitt, author of Sunland-Tujunga from Village to City.

$5.50 plus $2 shipping

Sunland and Tujunga from Village to City

Chronicling the area’s history from the year 500 to modern times.   Author  Marlene Hitt is a longtime volunteer in the Bolton Hall museum in Tujunga, California  as well as a noted writer of articles describing the history of the area.

$25.00 plus $3 shipping

Founding Sisters-Life Stories of Tujunga’s Early Women Pioneers 1856-1926

Stories of the women who helped to settle Tujunga.  Written by Mary Lou Pozzo.

$50.00 plus $5 shipping

Rancho Tujunga-A History of Sunland-Tujunga, California

Compiled by Sarah Lombard, this book is a year by year chronicle of the development  of Sunland and Tujunga from the late 1880’s through 1940.

Rancho Tujunga is no longer in print. Bolton Hall Museum has the last copies of this book.

$20.00 plus $5 shipping

Short Stories in paperback, written by Mary Lee Tiernan:

From Whence They  Came — Stories of the people who settled Sunland and Tujunga.

From Crackers to Cola Oil — Stories of the life styles of the early settlers.

The Parson and His Cemetery — The story of Parson Wornom and his wife Jenny.

Hotels for the Hopeful — Land promoters promise a perfect life in Sunland.

He Never Came Home — The mysterious disappearance of Joe Ardizzone.

Lancaster’s Lake — The story of the swamp that grew into a Sunland landmark.

The Roscoe Robbers — The train robbery of 1894.

Living in Big Tujunga Canyon—What life was like for the early settlers in our area

$5.50 EACH plus $2 each for shipping



Purchase all 8 booklets in the series for $35.00 plus $4 shipping 

A total savings of $21.00!

Tombstone Tales from Verdugo Hills Cemetery

Stories about residents of the Verdugo Hills Cemetery written by Mary Lou Pozzo.

$25.00 plus $3 shipping

Off the Beaten Path

Written by Bronwyn Ralph.  This is a guide to landmarks and historic places around the San Fernando Valley.  This book will give you many weekends of fun.

$16.50 plus $3 shipping

Images of America-La Cañada

The history of the city of La Canada Flintridge.  Written by  Yana Ungermann-Marshall.

$21.00 plus $3 shipping

Images of America-La Crescenta

Written by Mike Lawler, member of the Historical Society of Crescenta Valley and Robert Newcombe, a writer who lives in one of the oldest houses  in the area.  More than 200 vintage photographs are included in this history of the Crescenta Valley.

$ 21.00 plus $3 shipping

Lost and Found—Historic and National Landmarks of the San Gabriel Valley

Written by Elizabeth Pomeroy. This book is packed with information on over 100 sites in and around the San Gabriel Valley.

$ 18.50 plus $3 shipping

Finding the End of the Mother Road-Route 66 in Los Angeles County

Discover the history, secret treasures and icons of the mother road.  Written by Scott Piotrowski.

$ 21.00 plus $3 shipping

Images of America—St. Francis Dam Disaster

The story of the St. Francis Dam collapse.  The photos in this book come from the author’s own collection and the Santa Paula Historical Society.  Written by John Nichols.

$21.00 plus $3 shipping

The St. Francis Dam

Follow the pathway along the Los Angeles Aqueduct to the site of the ill fated dam. Continue on down the path of destruction after the dam failure, down the 53 miles to Ventura.  Written by Paul Rippens.

$10.00 plus $2 shipping

Ride the Devil Wind

A history of the Los Angeles County Forester & Fire Warden District and Fire Protection District. It tells the harrowing stories of a multitude of historic blazes in the County Forests. 

$43.50 plus $4 shipping

Angeles National Forest

The Angeles National forest in photographs, Roy Murphy, author.

$11.00 plus $4 shipping

Devil Wind Fire Wagons

This book describes the history and development of fire fighting equipment.

$32.50 plus $5 shipping

Both books are written by David Boucher, former Captain in the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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The Centennial Lapel Pin   

100 years and still “ROCK SOLID.”


This colorful pin measures 1.25 by 1.25 inches and has Bolton Hall as the centerpiece with a snow capped Sister Elsie’s Peak (Mt. Lukens) in the background. 


This pin was produced just for Bolton Hall’s 100th anniversary.


$3.00 each plus $1 shipping.   

The Little Landers Historical Society Community Cookbook

A wonderful collection of historical and hysterical recipes from old timers and newcomers to the Rancho Tujunga. 

Also included...From cleaning silver to getting those pesky earwigs out of your garden, nearly every page has a helpful hint that can make your life easier.  The helpful hints alone are worth the price!

$10.00 plus $4 shipping

Folk Tales of Sunland-Tujunga

A compilation of short and very short stories based on the folklore of our area.

$13.00 plus $2 shipping

We have many other items available in the gift shop, including:


Bolton Hall T-Shirts       Collectable Stamps       Arrowheads       Fossils     

Reproductions of vintage brochures and booklets of the Sunland-Tujunga area

Our photo collection of the Sunland-Tujunga area cannot be matched anywhere else.

The Great Crescenta Valley Flood 

Follow the Flood of the January 1, 1934’s path of destruction through Montose and nearby communities when a 20 foot wall of water, mud and debris flowed down from the canyons and buried all in it’s path.  Written by Art Cobery with Mike and Pam Lawler.

$19 plus $3 shipping

Then and Now-The Crescenta Valley

Historical pictures of Crescenta Valley locations with current comparative pictures and accompanying narratives.  Written and compiled by Robert Newcombe, Mike Lawler and the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley.

$21 plus $3 shipping

Crescenta Valley Pioneers and Their Legacies

The stories of early residents of LaCrescenta, La Canada Flintridge, Glendale Annex and Montrose as told by Crescenta Valley historian and author Joanne Sadler.

$19.00 plus $3 shipping

Frontier Days in the Crescenta Valley- Portraits of Life in the Foothills

Stories of early agriculture, building and settling of the Crescenta Valley as told by Crescenta Valley historian and author, Joanne Sadler.

$19.00 plus $3 shipping