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Gary Hinman's House
On Thursday, July 31, 1969, authorities received a report of a possible homicide at 964 Old Topanga Canyon Rd. The two-story house was located atop a hillside slightly set back from the road. Inside, police found the body of Gary Hinman, and on the wall printed in his blood were the words "Political Piggy". Hinman was a music teacher/professional student who opened his doors to anyone passing through the area in need of shelter. He had befriended the Manson family, and at various times let members live in his home.