Ed Lange, owner of Elysium Fields

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Title

Ed Lange, owner of Elysium Fields

Description

Ed Lange, owner of the nudist resort Elysium Fields, which opened in 1968 on seven acres at the end of Robinson Road. Neighbors put up a huge protest, but over the years Ed became such a good neighbor the he was voted Topanga Citizen of the Year in 1995, the same year he died. A wealthy and respected man, his Los Angeles times obituary stated that "he may have done more than anyone else to bring nudism out of the shadows as a lifestyle."

Date

1995

Source

PF 18

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Publisher

Messenger

Citation

“Ed Lange, owner of Elysium Fields,” Topanga Historical Society Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://www.topangahistoricalsociety.org/archive/document/1065.