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Lummis Day FestivalHistory

Northeast Los Angeles declares its own holiday in honor of Charles Lummis, founder of the Southwest Museum, first editor of the L.A. Times, and L.A.'s first advocate for multiculturalism. For this annual event, poetry is read in a morning event at the Lummis home; music, dance, art, food, and historical exhibits follow at Sycamore Grove Park for the remainder of the day.

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Occurs in: June

Festival Location: Heritage Square Museum, 3801 Homer St. and Lummis Home, 200 East Ave. 43. Los Angeles

Contact Information:
Lummis Day Festival
200 E. Ave. 43, Los Angeles, CA 90031
(818) 535-9178

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