Palmdale (Images of America)

Palmdale (Images of America)

Norma H. Gurba


one of many nation's quickest becoming towns and a middle for the aerospace and safeguard industries, Palmdale started in 1886 with the doomed colony of Palmenthal in a land abundant with Joshua timber and jackrabbits yet little or no water. The gateway to the southern Antelope Valley, Palmdale has loved a wealthy, different, and eventful historical past whereas creative pioneers created neighboring groups of certain personality. Littlerock, a "pearadise," turned the fruit basket for the Antelope Valley. Neil Armstrong, earlier than turning into the 1st guy to stroll at the moon in 1969, resided in Juniper Hills. Pearblossom's rustic panorama was once perfect for early cowboy video clips. The crumbling web site of Llano del Rio is the positioning of probably an important nonreligious utopian colony in Western American background. Valyermo owes its life to the San Andreas Fault, and the massive Rock Creek region grew to become identified for Noah Beery Sr.'s Paradise Trout membership, a favourite rendezvous for lots of Hollywood motion picture stars and notables.

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