"Santa Clarita Valley: A Pictorial History" Volume I: 1876-1926 is a wonderful compendium of
historical photographs tracing 50 years of local history from the time Henry Newhall purchased the
Rancho San Francisco to the construction of the St. Francis Dam.
Compiled by eighth graders at Sierra Vista Junior High School,
under the direction of instructors Philip Scorza and Frank Wright, this 65-page book is the first
in a planned three-part series (Vol. II is available now).
The first volume is available now for only $14.95 at:
- SCV Historical Society headquarters at Heritage Junction, Newhall
- The Signal offices on Creekside Road, Valencia
- Melody Ranch Museum, Placerita Canyon
- Newhall Hardware, 24322 San Fernando Road
To order by mail, send a check or money order for $14.95 plus $3.20 for shipping and handling (total: $18.15), payable to
"Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society" to:
SCV Historical Publications
c/o Leon Worden
Post Office Box 802993
Santa Clarita, CA 91380-2993
Payment through PayPal is also accepted. Click here to request information.
All proceeds benefit Sierra Vista Junior High School and the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society. Production costs were offset through the generous contributions of:
Sierra Vista Junior High School
The City of Santa Clarita
The Newhall Land and Farming Co.
Also available at Heritage Junction and The Signal, and by mail for only $2:
Santa Clarita: A Concise History by Leon Worden. 12-page booklet with photos.