Hollywood Creates a Ghost Town, Everyone Wins: Exploring Pioneertown

Pioneertown, CA. Created as a Wild West movie set in 1946, Pioneertown was founded by Hollywood investors as a frontier town that served as a backdrop for Western movies. Some of the big names that helped establish Pioneertown included Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Russel Hayden and the Sons of the Pioneers (which gave Pioneertown its…

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A Rock In the Mojave Desert So Large Visitors From Venus Came to See it: Giant Rock, CA

Giant Rock, Landers, CA. Tens of thousands of people attended George Van Tassel’s annual Spacecraft Conventions held at Giant Rock (three miles north of the Integratron), the largest freestanding boulder in the world coming in at seven stories high and covering 5,800 square feet of ground. The spiritually powerful place was a sacred Native American site…