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Valley Interests Behind ‘Pioneertown’ Film Spa

Pioneertown will be for lease to all motion picture industries and several already have indicated interest in filming westerns in an airplane-free spot. Companies have lost as much as $10,000 a week through interruptions of curious pilots who “buzz” movie locations.

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The Desert Sun Full Page Ad

his full-page advertisement for the Pioneertown Land Company was run in the Desert Sun on March 25th, 1947. This advertisement features Roy Rogers and Dale Evans and the Sons of the Pioneers, after whom the town is named after. This ad was the first big push to get people interested in Pioneertown. This was during the height of the popularity of the Western Movie.

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Old West Revived in ‘Pioneertown’
Near Palm Springs

The Growing popularity of motion pictures and stories relating to the Old West has led to the development of Pioneertown about 30 miles from Palm Springs.

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Oct. 31 1947 Los Angeles Times
Real Estate Advertisement

This advertisement ran in the Los Angeles Times on October 31, 1947. Pioneertown was advertised as “Southern California’s Newest and Most Unique Desert and Mountian Year ’round Community.” The original price for a 1.25-acre lot was $1250.

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Pioneertown Is Fast Growing Desert Community

Pioneertown, in San Bernardino County, a fast growing mountain and desert year-around resort. This unique resort promises to be the greatest opportunity for real old Western and outdoor lovers to really enjoy life and have a real investment in the future as well.

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Deserts Real Estate Enjoys a Boom:
Sage Brush Sites Bring High Prices

The era of the burro, the Grubstake and the diamond hitch is gone, superseded now by a wave of smooth talking man is shiny cars pitching camp in flamboyant real estate offices with billboards to the right and billboards to the left.

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Desert Real Estate Is Booming

A swarm of newcomers to these parts, mostly promoters from Hollywood, are beating the sage brush here–making out lots, surveying roads and drawing up glamorous plans for proposed clubhouses, airports, swimming pools, apartment hotels and the like.

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Out-of-Town Venture Prompts Resignation Of Optimist Member

Williams sent a letter to the club which was read at their Wednesday noon meeting in the Colonial Room of the First Cabin. The real estate man said in the letter he is resigning to devote his time to his new business interest in Pioneertown.

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Yucca Valley Group Petitions
State for Burns Creek Water

Pioneertown corporation of Yucca Valley has made an application to the state department of public works, division of water resources, to appropriate one half cubic foot per second of water from Burns Creek, tributary to PEPS creek on the Mojave desert, for domestic purposes, the department announced.

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Pioneertown Expansion Announced At Resort in Hills

Pioneertown, a mountain community about 6O miles from Palm Springs, has recently added 12,000 acres to its original holdings of 13,000 acres and is opening its third subdivision. Executives of the Pioneertown corporation also have announced that a utility company will bring in electrical power lines within the next 60 days to replace the corporation’s own generating plant.