Crescenta Valley and the Tongva people

Crescenta Valley residents got a history lesson at their new county library last Friday when town leaders dedicated a plaque honoring three different and competing elements in the area’s founding.

Fallbrook artist Geri Gould, a La Crescenta native and member of the local native Tongva tribe, set out to tell the unincorporated town’s real history, a complex interweaving of Native American, Spanish and early American influences.

Read: CV’s heritage recounted at ceremony from the Valley Sun