Poet McGroarty's hilltop home harbors many memories
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated August 16, 1948 reads, "Neighbors' shrine to McGroarty - Situated atop Mount McGroarty is simple cross to 'San Ysidro,' patron of little homes. It was erected there by neighbors of poet as protection from reoccurance of brush fire which destroyed his original Tujunga home shortly after completion. No fire has struck that specific region since."; See images #00031254; 00127660 through #00127666 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00127666 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d033_f11_i12 CARL0005448211 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/59298
McGroarty, John Steven,--1862-1944--Homes and haunts Ranches--California--Tujunga (Los Angeles) Crosses--California--Los Angeles Tujunga (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs