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

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We regret that we can not process orders on-line at this time (but we’re working on it). 

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.

$5.25 plus $2.00 for 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.

$27.00 plus $5.80 for 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.

$54.00 plus $12.65 for 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 $12.65 for 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.

The 7 booklets above are $5.25 EACH plus $1.00 each for shipping

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

$6.25 plus $1.00 for shipping


Purchase all 8 booklets in the series for $34.00 plus $5.90 shipping 

A total savings of $11.10

Tombstone Tales from Verdugo Hills Cemetery

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

$30.00 plus $5.75 for 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 $5.80  for shipping

Gateways to Southern California

The history of the overland passages into Southern California. 

$61.50 plus $12.65 shipping

The San Gabriels

A comprehensive book on the geology, environment and exploration of the San Gabriel Mountain range

$43.25 plus $12.65 shipping

Images of America-La Cañada

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

$21.90 plus $5.80 shipping

Images of America-La Crescenta

Written by Mike Lawler, president 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.

$ 21.90 plus $5.80 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.

$ 18.25 plus $5.80 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.

$ 21.60 plus $5.80 for shipping

Ridge Route-The Road that United California

Step back in time a tour the 1915 Scenic Ridge Route.  You will also learn about the 1933 Ridge Alternate (U.S 99) and the current I-5 Route. Written by Harrison Irving Scott.

$27.00 plus $5.80 shipping

Aircraft Wrecks in the Mountains and Deserts of California 1909-2002

Written by G. Pat Macha and Don Jordan.  A guide book to locating historical air craft crash sites in California. 

$37.80 plus $5.80 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.

$21.90 plus $5.80 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.

$10.80 plus $5.80 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. 

$43.25 plus $12.65 shipping

Books on the Natural Environment of the Area

Theodore Payne in His Own Words

The memoirs of Theodore Payne, a champion of the preservation of California native plants.

$18.25 plus $5.80 shipping

An Introduction to Southern California Birds

Written by Herbert Clark.

$15.00 plus $5.80 shipping

Angeles National Forest

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

$10.75 plus $5.80 shipping

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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 each plus $5.80 each for shipping

Folk Tales of Sunland-Tujunga

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

$5.00 plus $2.00 shipping

Devil Wind Fire Wagons

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

$32.25 plus $12.65 shipping

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

Both books were written by noted historian John Robinson.

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The 2015 Historic Sunland-Tujunga Calendar


This year it’s all about the people of Sunland-Tujunga, past and present.  You may even recognize someone you know.  Important dates have been noted so you don’t miss any important events in the community.


$5.00 each plus $1.00 for shipping.   

The Centennial Lapel Pin


100 years and still “ROCK SOLID.”


Show your support for Bolton Hall every time you wear this pin with the official centennial logo.  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 $1.00 for shipping.   

To save on shipping costs, please come in and visit Bolton Hall Museum.  The gift shop is open during regular museum hours:  Sunday and Tuesday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  If you cannot come in during regular hours, please give us a call.  We may be able to arrange a special pick-up day and time for you. 


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

Bolton Hall T-Shirts       Collectable stamps       Rock Solid Pet Rocks 
Reproductions of vintage brochures and booklets of the Sunland-Tujunga area
Arrowheads       Fossils       Children’s Grab Bags
Vintage Record Ledger Newspapers (while they last)

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