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

First Residence in San Dimas

119 East First Street

 
 
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By Craig Baker, February 15, 2021
1. First Residence in San Dimas Marker
Inscription.  This home, completed in 1887, was the first residence built in the newly laid out town by the San Jose Land Company. Its first occupants were the company's land agent E.M.Marshall, and his family.
 
Erected by San Dimas Historical Society. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 6.468′ N, 117° 48.375′ W. Marker is in San Dimas, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on East 1st Street east of San Dimas Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 E 1st St, San Dimas CA 91773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Jose Division Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); San Dimas Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); San Dimas Sheriff’s Station (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); The Teague Nursery Showroom (about 500 feet away); San Dimas Garage (about 600 feet
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By Craig Baker, February 15, 2021
2. First Residence in San Dimas and Marker
away); The R.M. Teague House (about 600 feet away); San Dimas Marmalade Factory (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Dimas.
 
Regarding First Residence in San Dimas. The town of San Dimas was originally part of Rancho San Jose, a Mexican land grant, whose boundaries were laid out on March 19, 1837, the feast day of St. Joseph, thus leading to the ranch being named after the saint.
 
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By Craig Baker, February 15, 2021
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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