Van Tassel at Giant Rock, 1968

(b: Mar 12, 1910 – d: Feb 9, 1978 )

In 1947, George Van Tassel relocated his family to , a site in the California Desert near Joshua Tree, an area which was eventually called Landers. He leased the air strip next to a sixty-foot high boulder: the “giant rock” itself. In 1951, Van Tassel and his Council of Twelve received their first contact from “Ashtar” of the planet “Sanchea.”

The first Giant Rock References