Morongo Basin Historical Society

A nonprofit organization

$2,120 Raised by 24 Donors

42% complete

$5,000 Goal

        The Morongo Basin Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the vast and rich history of the many communities that make up the Morongo Basin. These Communities include Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Pioneertown, Landers, Johnson Valley, Joshua Tree & the Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms & the Marine Corps Training Base as well as Wonder Valley.

       Some of the more famous items of historical significance include The Willie Boy Saga, a great deal of Gold Mining and Prospecting, the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, Some of the USA's very last Homesteading, a lot more Cattle Ranching than you might think, the world famous western delight that is Pioneertown, USA, Aliens and UFOs, Giant Rock along with the Integratron, and so much more! 

Our Mission:

  • To Identify & Protect Historic Sites Within The Greater Morongo Basin
  • To Conduct & Archive Oral Interviews
  • To Maintain A Database Library
  • To Preserve Rare Manuscripts & Artifacts

Preserving Our Future:

 Projects Underway:

  • Restoring A Homestead Cabin Built In 1956 By Member Steve Hanson 
  • Replicating An 1880's Miner's Cabin At The Museum
  • Digitizing Our Many, Many Collections In The Research Center
  • Morongo Basin Sites Book Project: Homesteaders, Water & Mining 

HISTORY WILL NOT WAIT, FOLKS. THERE IS MORE OF IT EVERYDAY. SO PLEASE HELP SAVE OUR HISTORY.

PLEASE DONATE TO THE MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY TODAY & HELP US PRESERVE THE PAST FOR OUR FUTURE!


Organization Information

Name

Morongo Basin Historical Society

Employer id number (ein)

33-0844475

Address

PO BOX 2046
YUCCA VALLEY, CA 92286

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