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Native Americans of Topanga Beach

  • The Topanga Community Center 1440 North Topanga Canyon Boulevard Topanga, CA, 90290 United States (map)

"Native Americans of Topanga Beach"

WHEN: Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 7:00 P.M.
WHERE: The Topanga Community Center, 1140 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290

7:00 P.M. - Potluck Dinner - A Topanga Tradition. Bring your best main dish, salad, dessert, bread, and beverage of choice, etc... in a recyclable container. Organic coffee, tea, and lemon water, as well as plates, cups, and cutlery, will be provided.
8:00 P.M. - Presentation - Program begins promptly.

What was Topanga like 1,000 years ago? Local historian Pablo Capra shares new research he recently published in the "Messenger Mountain News" ( about a forgotten Native American burial mound that was discovered at Topanga Beach in 1910 and paved over by PCH in 1923. A mysterious world emerges of men with horns, dwarfs, giants, Aztec invasions, and smoking mountains. There are also fascinating stories about the burial mound's original discoverers: a class of Stanford students, a Wisconsin artifact-collector, a Civil War colonel, and a family of squirrels.

You will be able to join or renew your THS membership during the program ($20 for individuals or $30 for families). We deeply appreciate your support! Also, please bring some cash to donate, to help defray our expenses...

Check us out at where you can buy our famous book "The Topanga Story" or pay your annual membership fee. Also, like the Topanga Historical Society on Facebook!

Come on down and join us for a rollicking evening of history and community, everyone is welcome. We can't wait to see you there!!


Earlier Event: February 13
Clean Slate: A Pre-Valentine's Day Party
Later Event: February 13
LA: 3rd Black & Red Ball