Since incorporation on July 3, 1979, the Calabasas Historical Society has been dedicated to promoting and preserving the historical interest of Calabasas and its surrounding environs through education, programs and the exchange of ideas and information with other organizations.
Calabasas Historical Society
Art Deco Zig Zag Moderne Fountain can still be seen on Blackbird Way and marks a preserved Native American trail.
Calabasas Historical Society Annual Essay Winners 2013
First Prize - Chelsea Skrabak, Calabasas High School (11th grade) for essay -
Second Prize - Sarah Brown, Calabasas High School (12th grade) for essay:
Third Prize - Trevor Wong, Agoura High School (9th grade) for essay -
CHS is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2012 - $500 award is Sarah Brown,
a junior at Calabasas High School, for her essay entitled: “History and Culture of the
Southern California Chumash”.
We also awarded Honorable Mention for three additional submissions: “The Cultural
Diversity Between Multiple Tribes in Southern California,” by Alexi Chacon, a freshman
at Sierra Canyon School; “Historical Awakening in Calabasas” by Ali Asghar, a junior
at Calabasas High School; and “A Beautiful Home,” by Lucky Ding, a senior at Agoura
We encourage all high school students to submit an essay for 2015 contest.