Morongo Basin Historical Society

A nonprofit organization

24 Donors

Morongo Basin Historical Society Serves The Joshua Tree National Park Gateway Communities: Landers, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms, Johnson Valley, Pioneertown, Morongo Valley, Wonder Valley And  Marine Corps Training Base.

 Our  History Includes The Willie Boy Saga , Gold Mining,  Homesteading, Ranching, Aliens, Space Ships And The UFO Craze At Giant Rock, Cowboys, Movies And Much More.

History Won't Wait Donate Today!

Preserving Our Past

  • Identify & Protect Historic Sites
  • Conduct & Archive Oral Interviews
  • Maintain Database Library
  • Preserve Rare Manuscripts & Artifacts


Preserving Our Future

  • Saved & Restore Historic Warren's Well
  • 20th Anniversary Commenoration Of The Lander's Earthquake
  • Published 100 Years Of Morongo Basin History
  • Presented Exhibit and Program Exploring UFO Phenomen At Giant Rock



  • Restore Historic Landers Post Office.
  • Construct Authentic 1950's Homestead Cabin
  • Replicate 1880's Miner's Cabin & Gold Mine 
  • Erect Interactive Earth- "Quake House"

Organization Information


Morongo Basin Historical Society

Employer id number (ein)



PO BOX 2046