Historical Society to Celebrate Rose Wiley’s 90th Birthday

The Canyon ChronicleBy The Canyon Chronicle      October 1, 2021

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Historical Society to Celebrate Rose Wiley’s 90th Birthday
Courtesy of Topanga Historical Society. Rose Wiley making enchiladas for the Strawberry Festival in 1973.
The Topanga Historical Society (THS) will celebrate Rose Wiley’s 90th birthday on Sunday, October 24, at 12:00 p.m. with a catered outdoor luncheon. Admission is $20. This is a members-only event and RSVP to pay by October 11 is required. Please specify meat or vegetarian and how many are in your group. The event will be held at a private home. Registered guests will be given the address prior to the event. RSVP and pay by October 11: rsvp@topangahistoricalsociety.org. No walk-ins are permitted but those wishing to attend can join THS or renew their membership at topangahistoricalsociety.org Rosagua “Rose” Wiley is the granddaughter of Francisco and Manuela Trujillo, who settled Old Topanga in 1886. Her mother Cornelia Gomez answered a call to help at the Trujillo Ranch in 1913, and wound up marrying the oldest son, Dolores Trujillo. Rose married Robert Wiley and raised six children—Marguerite, Robert, David, John, Laura, and Jimmy—on the Trujillo homestead where she still lives today. Learn more about Topanga in our books and archive: topangahistoricalsociety.org.
Photo by Tony Verebes Rose Wiley at home, 2017.
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