Welcome to the
celebrating a legacy
Honoring and Documenting
Val Verde's Place in History
The Val Verde Historical Society collects, preserves, exhibits and makes accessible to the public materials and knowledge to support and promote understanding of Val Verde’s history, culture, and arts.
The Val Verde Historical Society is a registered 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit organization.
past, present, future
Dedicated to preserve, collect, research, interpret, and restore historical information, items, buildings of Val Verde, California's famed resort community established for Negros at a time when Black people were barred from many public recreational areas.
learn and witness
We are working diligently on organizing the wide variety of documents, photos, videos, interviews, audio and more capturing the amazing history of Val Verde, CA.
Ranging from the "Black Palm Springs" Era to the long spanning traditional events at the park continuing today.