Will Rogers State Park- California
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The former ranch house of humorist Will Rogers became a State Historic Park in 1944. It is located in the Santa Monica Mountains in Palisades, California. The sign in the photo notes that two of Rogers' favorite horses are buried on the grounds. On reverse: Los Angeles County, 14253 Sunset Boulevard, Pacific Palisades. "Barn and Stables": Will Rogers, often called the "Cowboy Philosopher", carried the mark of the ranching southwest on him throughout his life. The grounds and the buildings of the park are maintained as they were when the Rogers family lived here. The stables, corrals, riding ring, and roping arena are about 200 yards north of the house; and in the surrounding hills, covered with native brush and eucalyptus , are many riding trails laid out by Will Rogers. Provision is made for the polo ponies to be kept in the stables, and games are played on the ranch filed during the polo season.
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- Will Rogers State Park- California. 1950s. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15730.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15730coll18/id/1310. (Accessed December 11, 2019.)
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- (1950s) Will Rogers State Park- California. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15730.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15730coll18/id/1310
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm15730.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15730coll18/id/1310>.