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Riverside in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The First Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
1. The First Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California Marker
Inscription. To Commemorate the introduction of the first Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California, brought to Riverside from Lakeland, Florida in 1890 by Twogood and Cutter, pioneer nurserymen, and to honor J.E. Cutter who planted here one of those first trees.
 
Erected 1934 by Rubidoux Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 56.773′ N, 117° 24.107′ W. Marker is in Riverside, California, in Riverside County. Marker is at the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Magnolia Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Arlington Avenue. Click for map. Marker is on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Riverside CA 92506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree (a few steps from this marker); Mount Rubidoux (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mission Inn (approx. 3 miles away); De Anza Crossing of the Santa Ana River (approx. 3.1 miles away); Jensen-Alvarado Ranch (approx. 3.4 miles away); Robidoux Grist Mill Site
The First Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
2. The First Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Highgrove Hydroelectric Plant (approx. 5.8 miles away); Agua Mansa (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Riverside.
 
Categories. AgricultureHorticulture & Forestry
 
The First Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
3. The First Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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