“Uncovered in the Archives” Looks at Hesperia’s Early Days

By Staff Reports

(Hesperia)– The PBS series, “Uncovered in the Archives” recently focused on the history of Hesperia.

Hosted by KVCR’s Brad Pomerance, the 26-minute episode includes interviews with historian Gary “Griz” Drylie and long-time residents Jim Walker and George Stanford. It also includes a tale of how a performance of the song, “Headin’ for Hesperia” on the Arthur Godfrey show sparked a boom in the desert town in the 1950s. To view the show, click on https://www.pbs.org/video/headin-for-hesperia-taevnu/

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