At the Historical Society of Palm Desert's
Museum, you'll experience a fascinating collection of historical
photos, newspaper and magazine archives, as well as oral history on
the early settlers of Palm Desert, California.
displayed on the walls are breath-taking aerial views from the
1940s' thru the 1980s' of Palm Desert and the surrounding majestic
Did you know General George Patton established his
Motor Pool on Portola Avenue in Palm Desert during the 1940s'? The
Motor Pool supported the training of troops prior to battling the
Germans in North Africa during WWII. We've got the history and
pictures. So come on by!