About CHS
Indigenous Artifacts
Museum Displays
Chatsworth Landmarks





The Chatsworth Historical Society (CHS) is located on the Homestead Acre, 10385 Shadow Oak Drive, 
in Chatsworth Park South at the west end of Devonshire Street in the beautiful San Fernando Valley. 

The Homestead Acre, which is Los Angeles Cultural Historical Monument No. 133, is owned by the Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks with the Chatsworth Historical Society acting as conservator of the property. 

Mission Statement
The CHS was formed in 1963 and upholds a three point mission in addition to the commemoration of  historical dates and events: 
- to preserve and mark historic sites and landmarks of the Chatsworth area. 
- to be an agency for the collection of photographs, artifacts, and archaeological items that represent the history of Chatsworth. 
- to establish a museum to house and exhibit the collection. 

Hours of Service
The Homestead Acre, which houses the Chatsworth Historical Society, the Chatsworth Museum, the Frank H. Schepler, Jr. Memorial Library, and the Hill-Palmer Homestead Cottage, is open to the public from 1 to 4 P.M. on the first Sunday of every month for tours. Closed Holiday Weekends contact us for more information.

School tours and Special tours of at least 10 or more people can be arranged by telephoning the CHS at (818) 882-5614 or

NOTE: Until Chatsworth Park South is Re-Opened to the Public, our tours have been temporarily suspended. Please send an email to for an update. We plan to be open for Pioneer Day Oct 1, 2017