The Park's History Is Chronicled in
My book Griffith Park: A Centennial History is now available. It's 438 pages with around 225 photographs. Price of this 7" x 10" format book is $37.50, available from the Historical Society of Southern California and selected bookstores. The cover features a stunning Joseph Stoddard watercolor of the Observatory as viewed from the south. For more information, contact the Historical Society of Southern California, 200 E. Avenue 43, Los Angeles, CA 90031, or call (213)222-0546.
Griffith Park: A Centennial History
Fast Fact: Babe Didrikson became the first (and still only) woman to play in a men's Professional Golf Association tournament when she played the Los Angeles Open in Griffith Park in 1938.