1052 Banning Blvd, Los Angeles California
Camp Drum operated here from 1862 to 1873. Originally established as a Civil War garrison and depot, it later served as a base of operations in the Indian Wars.
Only one of the original 20 structures still remains. Originally the "Accompanied Officers Quarters," the museum now displays items from the period, including a rare 1872 model naval Gatling gun, furniture, documents, and a scale model of the original 60-acre camp.
Tours are given daily except for Sundays and Wednesdays. Please call for hours, as they are subject to change.
Other History nearby:
(Los Angeles) Autry Museum of Western Heritage
(Rancho Cucamonga) Casa de Rancho Cucamonga
(Los Angeles) Drum Barracks Civil War Museum
(El Monte) El Monte Historical Society Museum
(Lake Elsinore) Elsie Museum
(Buena Park) International Printing Museum
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12/09 Coming to The Los Angeles area
OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
San Diego Greek Festival San Diego CA June7-9 Treat yourself to an enjoyable Friday evening with delicious Greek food,
imported beer, live Greek music and dancing. Then come back the next day for more fun. On Sunday, repeat as needed!
Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar CA June16-23 We strive for historically stylistic interpretations of the great masterpieces of the Baroque period.
Santa Barbara Greek Festival Santa Barbara CA July27-28 Enjoy delectable festival favorites like gyros and moussaka. And no Greek village would be complete without homemade pastries from Yiayia's traditional recipes: baklava, melomakarona, and kataifi are just a few of the sweet treats to delight you.
Little Italy Festa San Diego CA October13 The largest Italian American festival on the West Coast. Hip and Historic Little Italy welcomes over 120,000 attendees with the tantalizing sights, sounds and aromas of Italian culture.