I went out to Simi to have lunch with Burt and Charlene and we stopped off at a Simi Valley landmark, Grandma Prisbrey’s Bottle Village.
“In 1956, Tressa Prisbrey, then 60 years old, started building a “village” of shrines, walkways, sculptures, and buildings from recycled items and discards from the local landfill. She worked for 25 years creating one structure after another to house her collections.
“.. It was officially closed in 1984 and severely damaged during the 1994 Northridge earthquake. .. In 1996, two years after the Northridge earthquake and still in ruin, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.”