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City of Duarte to Co-sponsor Route 66 Room Exhibit Dedication Ceremony

Post Date:06/06/2024 11:04 AM

Duarte residents are invited to the Duarte Historical Museum (777 Encanto Parkway) for the dedication of its new Route 66 Room in honor of Claudia and Alan Heller at 3 PM on Sunday, June 30. 

Formed in 1952, the Duarte Historical Society & Museum has long been committed to collecting and preserving the history of Duarte and the San Gabriel Valley. Through various presentations, exhibitions, educational programs, and publications, the Society plays a vital role in facilitating historical research and keeping the community's rich history alive. Operating in Encanto Park, the museum opens its doors two days a week, welcoming visitors to explore the area's heritage.

Following recent upgrades to the floor, lighting, painting, and displays, the museum is ready to unveil its new Route 66 exhibit.

The ceremony will take place at the Duarte Historical Museum (777 Encanto Parkway), where refreshments will be provided. The City of Duarte is co-sponsoring the event with the Duarte Historical Society & Museum.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Duarte Historical Society Museum President, Liz Reilly, at (626) 253-6600 or

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