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Sunday June 22 2014

SMHPS Lizzie’s Trail Inn Chicken and Ravioli Dinner – Meet Lizzie

SMHPS Lizzie's Trail Inn Chicken and Ravioli Dinner - Meet Lizzie

Posted 6/22/14 - Introducing Lizzie of Sierra Madre’s Lizzie’s Trail Inn And Creator of Delicious Chicken & Ravioli Dinners By Jeff Lapides On Saturday, June 28, 2014, the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society will host its second annual Chicken & Ravioli Dinner in honor of Lizzie and the good times associated with her establishment, Lizzie’s Trail [...]

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Saturday June 14 2014

SM Historical Preservation Society To Present Lizzie’s Famous Chicken & Ravioli Dinner June 28th

SM Historical Preservation Society To Present Lizzie’s Famous Chicken & Ravioli Dinner June 28th

Press Release posted 6/14/14 - On the west side of the Mount Wilson Trail, Lizzie’s Trail Inn had its start about 1890 as a lunch stand and coffee shop.  Walt Douglas ran this stand in 1905. By the time Mr. W.P. Caley purchased the entire property in June 1907, it included the stand, a store, house [...]

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Monday April 14 2014

SMHPS to Hold Pre-Renovation Open House at Historic 1887 Home

SMHPS to Hold Pre-Renovation Open House at Historic 1887 Home

Press Release posted 4/14/14 – Sunday, April 27th, the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society (SMHPS) will have a pre-renovation open house and program at the 1887 Blumer Farmhouse, 390 Olive Tree Lane in Sierra Madre.  The event will be held from 2pm-5pm.  Parking will be on Grand View and if assistance is needed accessing the [...]

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Monday February 17 2014

Woman’s Club, SMHPS to Celebrate 100 Years of Essick House at One Book, One City Event Thursday

Woman's Club, SMHPS to Celebrate 100 Years of Essick House at One Book, One City Event Thursday

Posted 2/17/14 – This Thursday, Feb. 20th, from 7 to 9pm as part of the Sierra Madre Public Library’s One Book, One City event, the Sierra Madre Woman’s Club and the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society will team up for a special evening remember WWI, the subject of “Maisie Dobbs” the book chosen by the [...]

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Saturday November 30 2013

Author Book Signing at Who Ville Today

Posted 11/30/13 – The Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society has announced that Michele Zack, author of the Sierra Madre Centennial book “Seeking the Better Life in Sierra Madre”, will be available this Saturday at the SMHPS booth at Sierra Madre’s Whoville celebration. Michele will be available to personalize your book purchase from 2pm – 3:30pm. The [...]

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Friday September 13 2013

2013 Sierra Madre Honors… Dinner Held at Alverno

2013 Sierra Madre Honors... Dinner Held at Alverno

Posted 10/12/14 - The 2013 Sierra Madre Honors… Dinner and Awards was held on Thursday, September 12th at the Villa del Sol d’Oro on the Alverno campus.   Sierra Madre Honors… is the City’s opportunity to recognize and honor the true treasures of Sierra Madre, its volunteers, City Commissioners and employees. Sierra Madre Honors… recognizes all out-going City Commissioners, and awardees selected [...]

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Saturday June 22 2013

Chicken and Ravioli Dinners Back, One Night Only, at Lizzie’s Trail Inn

Chicken and Ravioli Dinners Back, One Night Only, at Lizzie's Trail Inn

Press Release posted 6/22/13 – Saturday, July 20, from 5pm-8pm, the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society will be serving a Chicken & Ravioli Dinner at Mt. Wilson Trail Park, 189 East Mira Monte Avenue.  We are inviting the public to celebrate with us at our fund-raiser dinner benefitting our museums, Lizzie’s Trail Inn and the [...]

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Thursday February 21 2013

The Last Zero Fighter Author Dan King a Hit, WWII Vets To Share Stories This Saturday

The Last Zero Fighter Author Dan King a Hit, WWII Vets To Share Stories This Saturday

Posted 2/21/13 - Following a standing room only presentation by author Dan King two weekends ago (see video below the photo gallery for the entire presentation), the Library continues its One Book, One City celebration of Laura Hillenbrand’s “Unbroken”  this weekend with a panel of WWII veterans sharing their stories at the Library, located at 440 [...]

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Wednesday October 10 2012

SMHPS Program: California’s Second Gold Rush – The Rise of the Citrus Industry

Press Release posted 10/10/12 – If you missed it the last time, you have a second chance to see this interesting program! By special request, local resident Joe Feeney will present his talk on the rise of the citrus industry, called California’s second gold rush, and how this economic juggernaut enabled the rapid growth of [...]

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Monday July 23 2012

Historical Preservation Society Annual Meeting, Antique Phonograph Presentation, Photos and Video

Historical Preservation Society Annual Meeting, Antique Phonograph Presentation, Photos and Video

Posted 7/22/12 – New Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society (SMHPS) president Amy Putnam kicked off the SMHPS annual meeting with lots of welcomes, thanks and acknowledgments Thursday night.  She welcomed all members in attendance and encouraged non-members to become members…She thanked Library archivist Debbie Henderson for helping arrange the venue.  She acknowledged the owners of [...]

Saturday July 14 2012

CRANK IT UP! Before the IPod there was the Talking Machine!

CRANK IT UP!  Before the IPod there was the Talking Machine!

Press Release posted 7/14/12 – Join the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society (SMHPS) at their annual meeting for a lively program of early “talking machines” presented by James Constantian.  He will share little known facts and interesting stories about early talking machines and phonographs, and play early recordings on machines dating back circa 1900 to [...]

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Wednesday January 18 2012

Sierra Madre’s “One Book, One City 2012” Events

Posted 1/18/12 – “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”, containing the first twelve short stories about the famous detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, will be honored during February at the Sierra Madre Public Library as the City of Sierra Madre’s One Book, One City selection for 2012.   All events are free and open to the [...]

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Wednesday November 30 2011

A Little Background on Sierra Madre Street Names

I recently received a request from a reader to post some history of Sierra Madre street names, i.e., Michillinda – Michigan, Illinois and Indiana merged. Sounded like a good idea, and since I recently saw an article that did exactly that in the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society newsletter, written by Library archivist Debbie Henderson, [...]

Wednesday November 02 2011

Feeney to Discuss Rise of Citrus Industry at SMHPS Event

Feeney to Discuss Rise of Citrus Industry at SMHPS Event

Posted 11/2/11 – Please join the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society on Friday November 4, 2011 at 7 pm at the Library, 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd..   Local resident Joe Feeney will highlight the advent of the citrus industry in California, also known as the Second Gold Rush.  The citrus industry generated billions of dollars [...]

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Sunday September 04 2011

Chamber to Help SMHPS Celebrate 80th Birthday

Chamber to Help SMHPS Celebrate 80th Birthday

Sept. 4th, 2011 – The Sierra Madre September Chamber Mixer will celebrate the 80th birthday of the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society, complete with birthday cake and the Society’s famous old-time lemonade.  The “Birthday Party” will take place at Lizzie’s Trail Inn at the corner of Mira Monte and Mt. Trail, at 5:30pm on Thursday, [...]

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Wednesday February 23 2011

Historical Preservation Society Speaks Up for Museums

Historical Preservation Society Speaks Up for Museums

February 28-March 1 are designated as National Museums Advocacy Days 2011.  The purpose of these days, organized by the American Association of Museums, is to emphasize and bring to the forefront the importance of museums in our community, state, and country.  This is our chance to join with advocates and colleagues from around the country [...]

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Wednesday January 26 2011

SMHPS Annual Meeting to Feature Historic Mt. Wilson Trail

The Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society invites you to attend their annual meeting, Thursday, February 17, 6:30pm, at the SM United Methodist Church Hartzell Hall. This is located at the corner of W. Sierra Madre Blvd. and Michillinda Ave., with parking north of the Church. Enter the parking lot from Michillinda, and Hartzell Hall is [...]

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Tuesday January 25 2011

Citizen of the Year Dinner Celebrates Amy and Glenn Putnam

Citizen of the Year Dinner Celebrates Amy and Glenn Putnam

Amy and Glenn Putnam were recognized as Sierra Madre’s 2010 Citizens of the Year at the Chandelier Room at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, Jan. 22nd, 2011.  More than one hundred people turned out, many of them representatives of organizations that the two have volunteered with.  On hand were members of the Sierra Madre Historical [...]

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