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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