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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, November 26, 2019
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 Park Commission. (Marker Number 367.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureHorticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 34° 8.475′ N, 118° 3.236′ W. Marker is in Arcadia, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Baldwin Avenue 0.3 miles south of Interstate 210, on the right when traveling south. Located in the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, open daily 9-5. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia CA 91007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
Queen Anne Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
2. Queen Anne Cottage Marker
as the crow flies. Reid-Baldwin Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Anita Depot (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden (approx. ¼ mile away); Santa Anita During World War II (approx. half a mile away); Seabiscuit (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chamber of Commerce Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); Elias J. Baldwin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Arcadia County Park (approx. 1.3 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.)
 
Queen Anne Cottage and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
3. Queen Anne Cottage and Marker
Queen Anne Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
4. Queen Anne Cottage
View of Cottage Across the Lake image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
5. View of Cottage Across the Lake
Cottage Interior image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 17, 2018
6. Cottage Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2018. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on July 23, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1. submitted on November 27, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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