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

Glendora Bougainvillea

 
 
Glendora Bougainvillea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 24, 2018
1. Glendora Bougainvillea Marker
Inscription.  Planted in 1901 by the R.W. Hamlins, early citrus growers, the Glendora bougainvillea is the largest growth of this exotic plant in the United States. The parent stock was brought to California by a whaling ship about 1870, and the vines survive as one of the best examples remaining of the early 20th-century promotional image of California as paradise.
 
Erected 1978 by California State Parks; and L.J. Pittman family. (Marker Number 912.)
 
Location. 34° 8.386′ N, 117° 51.679′ W. Marker is in Glendora, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of East Bennett Avenue and Minnesota Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East Bennett Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 E Bennett Avenue, Glendora CA 91741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glendora City Hall (approx. mile away); Pacific Electric Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rubel Castle (approx. 0.8 miles away); Big Tree (approx.
Glendora Bougainvillea and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 24, 2018
2. Glendora Bougainvillea and Marker
0.9 miles away); Azusa, the Canyon City (approx. 2.7 miles away); Birthplace of San Dimas (approx. 3.7 miles away); Santa Fe Depot (approx. 3.8 miles away); San Dimas Hotel (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendora.
 
Categories. AgricultureHorticulture & Forestry
 
Bougainvillea in Bloom image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 3, 2019
3. Bougainvillea in Bloom
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on August 5, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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