Bergman Museum’s famous dinosaur gets a facelift

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Sean Titel beams with pride after finishing the new paint job on the Bergman Museum dinosaur. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
The famous dinosaur that has graced the roof at the Bergman Museum on Highway 371 for the last 66 years has received a new coat of paint. The original owner’s great grandson, Sean Titel, completed the task. Erroneously referred to as the Lizard House, the Bergman Museum of Natural History was built in 1955 and dedicated in 1956. “Calling this landmark the lizard house is like calling Mount Rushmore the dudes’ face cliff,” one longtime resident said. Reliable sources indicate that the sculpture is indeed a dinosaur and not a lizard. Locals are familiar with the building, and re
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