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Arcadia in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Queen Anne Cottage

 
 
Queen Anne Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
1. Queen Anne Cottage Marker
Inscription. Constructed by Elias Jackson ('Lucky') Baldwin in 1881. Designed by A.A. Bennett, and intended for entertaining. There being no kitchen, meals were served from the nearby adobe (built by Hugo Reid in 1839) where Baldwin actually lived. Restored and dedicated May 18, 1954, as part of Los Angeles State and County Arboretum.
 
Erected 1954 by California State Parks. (Marker Number 367.)
 
Location. 34° 8.505′ N, 118° 3.234′ W. Marker is in Arcadia, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Baldwin Avenue 0.3 miles south of U.S. 210, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, open daily 9-5. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia CA 91007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Anita Depot (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Anita During World War II (approx. half a mile away); Seabiscuit (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Wilson Trail (approx. 1.9 miles away); World’s Largest Blossoming Plant
Queen Anne Cottage and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
2. Queen Anne Cottage and Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Pacific Electric Railway (approx. 3 miles away); Camellia Japonica ‘California’ (approx. 3½ miles away); Throop Memorial Garden (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arcadia.
 
Regarding Queen Anne Cottage. The cottage is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The interior of the cottage can be seen through the windows, but visitors can not go inside.

Also at the Arboretum is the Santa Anita Depot, built in 1890, open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and every Sunday 1-4 p.m.
 
Also see . . .  The Arboretum. (Submitted on July 18, 2018.)
 
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Queen Anne Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
3. Queen Anne Cottage
View of Cottage Across the Lake image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
4. View of Cottage Across the Lake
Cottage Interior image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
5. Cottage Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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