Elyze Clifford Interpretive Center in Lancaster, California

The Elyze Clifford Interpretive Center in Lancaster, California, is a place of learning, exploration, and inspiration. The Center was designed to provide educational opportunities and to be a destination for travelers, locals, and historians alike. The Center brings together art, history, and science to create an interactive and engaging environment for visitors of all ages.Information can be found here.

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The Center is dedicated to the legacy of Ms. Clifford and the memory of her son, Richard. Ms. Clifford was a city librarian and the first African American woman to become a school librarian in the Antelope Valley. She was also a founding Trustee of the Lancaster Public Library. Richard, her son, was an avid historian and researcher. He graduated from the University of California, Berkley, with an Anthropology degree and studied the cultural and religious history of the Antelope Valley. The Elyze Clifford Interpretive Center stands at the corner of the main streets of Lancaster, including the 10 freeway and Sierra Highway. The Center stands out amongst the surrounding structures with its unique design. Its building is constructed of brick and surrounded by a mesh fence. Its style is modern yet timeless and provides a fitting ambiance around the historical interpretations within the Center. The Center was designed as a learning center and is largely made up of a series of large windows, providing natural lighting and creating an open atmosphere. The surrounding areas are landscaped with native trees, shrubs, and flowers, adding a natural atmosphere to the already stunning design. See here for information about Prime Desert Woodland Preserve in Lancaster, California.

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