The Opening of Charles Lummis’ Home (“El Alisal”) to The Public


As you probably already know, Charles Lummis shared his home with many visitors, some of whom are very well known, such as John Muir and Will Rogers. In fact, his personal housebook holds almost 7,000 signatures. However, although Lummis passed away in 1928, his home was not opened to the general public until 1961. Here’s the Los Angeles Times’ coverage of that event.”