GRIFFITH RANCH

Historical Landmark

Description:
Originally part of the San Fernando Mission lands, this ranch was purchased by David Wark Griffith, revered pioneer of silent motion pictures, in 1912. It provided the locale for many western thrillers, including Custer's Last Stand, and was the inspiration for the immortal production, Birth of a Nation. In 1948 it was acquired by Fritz B. Burns, who has perpetuated the Griffith name in memory of the great film pioneer.


Registration Date: 12/2/1959

Location:
City: San Fernando
County: Los Angeles

Directions:
12685 Foothill Blvd at Vaughn St, San Fernando
GRIFFITH RANCH

GRIFFITH RANCH



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