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Category :      Entertainment / Movie-Related

Location :      City : Los Angeles     State : California

When :      Any Time

Reason to Visit :      Gene Autry, known as 'America's Favorite Singing Cowboy,'was a phenominal Hollywood success story.

Born in Tioga, Texas, on September 29, 1907, Orvon Gene Autry bought his first guitar at the age of 12 for $8. When in the late 1920s he was discovered by accident, while working in a Kansas telegraph office, when none other than Will Rogers overheard him singing, and suggested that Gene try his luck on Radio. From 1937 to 1942, Gene Autry placed first among Western movie stars, making hundreds of B-Movie western classics.

His footprints and six-guns are immortalized in the cement at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, where he was awarded more "stars" on the Hollywood Walk of Fame than any other performer.

He was also known as a songwriter, and his recording of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" is an all-time Christmas classic. He wrote "Here Comes Santa Claus" after riding in the annual Santa Claus Lane Parade (now called The Hollywood Christmas Parade).

In his life after acting he was one of the richest men in California, where he formed Golden West Broadcasting, and owned the KTLA-TV studios (Channel 5) and KMPC radio for many years. He also owned the California Angels baseball team. He had and estimated worth of over $100 million at his death in 1998.

But the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum isn't just about Gene Autry. Far

4700 Western Heritage Way (Zoo Drive), in Griffith Park,
Los Angeles, California
Tel. 323.667.2000 Fax 323.660.5721

Open Tues-Sun: 10 AM - 5 PM. Closed Mondays (except select Monday holidays). Free parking in large lot.

Across the street (east) from the entrance to the Los Angeles Zoo, near the junction of the Golden State (5) Freeway and the Ventura (134) Freeway.

Submitted By :      The Traveling Webmaster added Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum as I already intend to visit.

Visted Yet During This Adventure? :       No.   The Traveling Webmaster has not yet visited, Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum during this current adventure, but once I do, I will be sure and tell you all about it. I will provide a rating and my recommendation whether you should schedule Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum in your next vacation plan.
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mORE THAN A MUSEUM: DBLBDL from Seattle,WA USA Oustanding 1 of 1

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013,466 miles are the actual travel miles with the trailer since 1 November 2003 when I left Emmett, Idaho until today (Sep 24, 2021) where I am located in Boise, Idaho.

They do not include daily trip miles for morning coffee or trips to scenic/tourist locations etc.