APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) – The Historic Advisory Committee asked the City Council to review and approve the updated “Historical Points of Interest” brochure at the March 8, 2022 Apple Valley City Council meeting.
The brochure’s “Tidbits of Apple Valley History” section, found on pages 27-31 of the new brochure, has been updated from its last entry date of March 5, 1970, to now include snippets until 2021.
The new treats have been updated to include Beyoncé’s video production of “Spirit” for the “Lion King,” when the star and her crew descended on the Horsemen’s Center equestrian park in Apple Valley in 2019 for the movie. live action.
Also featured in the brochure is American Idol finalist Chayce Beckham when he returned to his hometown of Apple Valley in 2021 to film segments for the show’s “Welcome Home” finale, the week before being crowned the winner.
The erection of city facilities, the moment Apple Valley resident Megan Jastrab returned home from the Tokyo Olympics with a bronze medal in cycling, and the city’s 2016 purchase of the The historic Hilltop House, to name a few, have also been added to the town. “Points of interest.”
According to the city’s municipal code, a “point of interest” is defined as a historical, cultural or natural building, structure, site or object associated with events or people who have made a significant contribution to the local, state, or national history, and/or illustrates a particular period in history, and/or displays a unique or significant location, design, manufacture, or aesthetic feeling.
“This brochure is intended to provide insight into the rich history of Apple Valley. The sites listed do not represent an exhaustive list, and the omission of a site does not indicate less historical value. The city is indebted to everyone who researched sites and provided photos,” the brochure reads.
The recommended motion was to approve the brochure.
To view the full brochure, please visit: https://pub-applevalley.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=892