Pioneertown

IMG_3187-590pxThe town started as a live-in Old West motion picture set, built in the 1940s. The movie set was designed to provide a place for the actors to live, and at the same time to have their homes used as part of the movie set.

A number of Westerns and early television shows were filmed in Pioneertown, including “The Cisco Kid” and Edgar Buchanan’s “Judge Roy Bean”.Wikipedia

We live in Pioneertown, north of main part of the town past the Pipes Canyon area, and get to (considering the view I can’t say “have to”) drive 19 minutes from our place to pick up our mail at the post office in town. My favorite post office anywhere…

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pappys-19-800pxPappy and Harriet’s

The world-famous Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace is probably the best hi-desert bar to listen to music and have a burger and beer anywhere. The burgers and steaks and fish are cooked on an outdoor grill with mesquite wood, the beers are served in mason jars and the musical acoustics are superb… [read more]

 

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