Monday, June 02, 2014

Celebrating Lummis Day and Northeast Los Angeles at Heritage Square

Victorian-era Los Angeles comes alive at Heritage Square, the collection of old homes and buildings parked in Highland Park. We were back there on Sunday for the 9th annual free Lummis Day event.

"Lummis Day" takes its name from pioneering L.A. journalist, librarian and leader Charles Fletcher Lummis, whose Lummis House, a Rustic American Craftsman stone house that he built in the late 19th century, is nearby and now a cultural landmark. Lummis Day is meant to celebrate the unique, diverse neighborhoods of Northeast Los Angeles.

Here are more pics from the Lummis Day events:

In costume inside one of the Heritage Square homes.

Kids gather for a puppet show at "Colonial Drug"

The puppets get down for "Scooter's Circus Adventure."

An old timey revue: Teatro Arroyo's "Dr. Madcap's Theatricum."

A model of Eagle Rock's Oinkster restaurant.

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