Library and Museum Services Department
20 W. Duarte Road Arcadia, CA 91006 (626) 821-5567
Fascinated by Arcadia history? Join us for a hot cup of coffee on brisk Saturday
mornings when local historians will share new, original research on the history of
On Saturday, October 21 at 10 a.m., local historian Daniel Hennessy will talk about
“Arcadia in 1927 and the Police Officer Murder that July,”
the story—and the history—
surrounding the death of Arcadia police Officer Albert E. Matthies – the only department
officer ever slain in the line of duty.
For more information, please call 626.574.5440 or visit the website at www.ArcadiaCa.gov/museum. The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage is located at 380 W. Huntington Drive, immediately behind the Community Center. The Museum Education Center is located at 382 W. Huntington Drive. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed 12-1). Admission is always free. You can also follow the Museum on Facebook and Twitter.