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CHL No. 939.3 Twentieth Century Folk Art: Desert Tower - Imperial


#939.9 DESERT VIEW TOWER was built from 1922 to 1928 as a roadside attraction by Bert Vaughn, a real estate developer who owned Jacumba. The three story tower houses a museum and has an observation deck on its upper level. An ensemble of stone sculptures of animal, called Boulder Park, is adjacent to Desert View Tower. They were sculpted by M.T. Ratliffe over two years during the 1930s in the local stone. Both the tower and sculpture garden are works of folk art


Old Hig 80, In-Ko-Pah Park Rd, Jacumba Hot Springs, CA 91934
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Hours: Daily 9-5 (Call to verify) Phone: 619-766-4612 Admission: Adults $6.50, Children$3.50 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The first floor is free. The admission includes upper floors and exploring the caves in Boulder Park.