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Join us for our virtual event, Throwback Thursday hosted via Zoom!
Every other Thursday this summer the Santa Monica History Museum will be hosting a series of guest lectures. The lectures are free but attendees are encouraged to make a donation of their choosing to help support museum operations during the COVID- 19 shutdown.
On June 25, 2020 at 5pm, local historian Richard Orton will lead a lecture titled “How they Built Westwood!” Following WWI, Arthur Letts, owner of The Broadway Department Store was a man rich with cash and dreams of becoming a developer. Letts had his eye on the last big stretch of land between downtown and the beach. Then like a fairy tale out of some developer storybook, Letts’ daughter Gladys married Harold Janss, prince of the Janss Development Family. Westwood was the kingdom they created.
All are welcome! View virtually with family and friends and enjoy an hour of local history.
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