“Eyes on Altadena,” Altadena Historical Society’s 2020 museum exhibit, will feature exceptional work by local photojournalists. Join us for the opening reception and get a first glimpse at these stunning images that captured Altadena over the years. About the image:… Read More »February 1, 2020: Eyes on Altadena
The Altadena Historical Society continues its series of public educational exhibits on people and events from Altadena’s fascintating past. “Inspired by the San Gabriels: Five Men and the Mountains” presents the unique personalities and accomplishments of Theodore Lukens, Will Thrall, Don… Read More »Inspired by the San Gabriels: Five Men and the Mountains
About $800 to $1000. Accounting for inflation, that would be equal to about $16,000 in 2015 money. (Today a float cost upwards of $250,000)The Altadena Chamber of Commerce sponsored the 1942 float and in 1941 raised funds directly from the… Read More »How Much Did a Rose Parade Float Cost in 1941?
Featuring documents, parade programs, photographs and clippings, the inaugural show in AHS’ new exhibit space celebrates our community’s seven decades of participation in the internationally known event. The exhibit will run through June 30, 2016. Altadena’s 1956 entry The Rose Tattooinspired by… Read More »Tournament of Roses Parade Exhibit “Altadena in the Rose Parade” Opens December 6, 2015
Celebrating Webster’s Community Pharmacy’s 87th year serving our town, AHS is proud to feature rotating exhibits telling stories of local history and the people who shaped it. Our new exhibit, Altadena Green: The True Story of How She Got Her… Read More »Altadena Green: The True Story of How She Got Her Name