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IN MEMORIAM
Norman the Cow (Steer), 2005-2017.


William S. Hart Regional Park Barnyard announces the passing of our beloved red and white Holstein steer, Norman.

Norman was 12 years old and our park's mascot and resident rock star. With his toothy grin and sweet demeanor, he was a favorite of many regular park patrons.

Before coming to Hart Park in 2009, he had been raised by a family for food. However, he won over the family with his winning disposition, and they chose to donate him to Hart Park.

Over the years, Norman developed several health problems, including a large but benign tumor, as well as arthritis in all four legs.

While his physical health deteriorated, his personality was as bright and friendly as always. The highlights of his days were his daily grooming sessions and visits from his adoring fans — especially when they gave him pellets from the dispensers. He was a very spoiled and loved boy.

Norman died Tuesday, March 14, 2017. He was our friend and a beloved family member, and we will miss him greatly.

Thank you to everyone who loved Norman. His lasting legacy of animal education will live on.



From left: Denny Truger, Rachael Komulainen, Sylvia Altamirano.



Sylvia Altamirano (left), Andrea Donner.



Rachael Komulainen. Photo: Sylvia Altamirano.



Electronic reader board in front of Hart Park commemorates Norman. Photo: Leon Worden. Click to enlarge.



Plaque placed in July 2017, donated by Hayden Sohm, retired Regional Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation. Photo: Leon Worden. Click to enlarge.



HART CATEGORIES:
• Stage Career
• Hart Films
• Publicity Photos
• Hart as Author
• WWI War Bonds
• Hart Park/Museum
• Hart in Retirement
• Personal Life
• Hart in Artwork

WM. S. HART
PARK & MUSEUM
Newhall, Calif.

Park & Museum News


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Discovery Guide & Map 2017

Last Will & Testament of William S. Hart 1944


Property Acquisitions 1921‐Date


Ruling on Fundraising 1991


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Charles M. Russell Portrait 1908

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10 Millionth 'T' 1924

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Hart at Ranch ~1920s

Architect Correspondence 1926


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Const. 1926-27 x5

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Construction 1927

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Construction 1927

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Flagg Presents Portrait

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1930 x2

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RPPC ~1930s

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Amelia Earhart

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Robert Taylor Photo Shoot 1941: BTK Gun, Fritz's Grave (Mult.)

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Fire Threatens 1942

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With Dan White ~1945

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Letter from Hart to Flagg 1945

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RPPC ~1950s

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Frew Addition 1958

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Park Dedication 1958

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Dedication 1958

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Timeline: Operational Management of Museum, 1958/1988

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Entrance ~1958

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1959 x3

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Bubnash Family Picnic 1959

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Brochure 1960s

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Visitor at Turret ~1960s

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RPPC ~1960s

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Times Story 1962

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Aerials 1963

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Dogs' Graveyard, Turret, Fritz's Grave 1967

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Interiors 1968 x5

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Exteriors, Barnyard 1968 x5

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Resolution 1986: FOHP Founders

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Pole Barn ~1998

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Let's Go L.A. Video 2013

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In Memoriam: Norman the Steer 2005-2017

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Reckless Driving Bench 2017

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NHMLA Volunteer Honors 2018

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