After Silent film star Nell Shipman lived in the Doctor House with her family in the early 1900s, her house was converted into museum. It was originally located 921 E. Wilson Avenue but was moved to current location in 1979. There is guided tour every Sunday by Glendale Historical Society. There lawn and the gazebo are available for weddings and other rentals.
Nell Shipman (October 25, 1892 – January 23, 1970) was a Canadian actress, author and screenwriter, producer, director, and animal trainer. She was a Canadian pioneer in early Hollywood. She is best known for her work in James Oliver Curwood stories and for portraying strong, adventurous women. In 1919, she and her producer husband, Ernest Shipman, made the most successful silent film in Canadian history, Back to God’s Country in which she did one of the first on-screen nude scenes.
Address 1692 Brand Park Dr, Glendale, CA 91201