Near Lake Arrowhead in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Club Arrowhead in the Pines
In 1929 the Great Depression arrived and combined with the heady days of the Roaring 20’s and the Prohibition Era a new age was ushered in that brought moonshine, gambling and dance hall girls. The club house transformed into a casino, the inn became a brothel, and the aquifers that watered the pool house soon began to water a taste for the “shine”, all under the watchful eyes of Los Angeles mobsters and rumored management by Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel.
By the early 1950’s, again the times had changed, Club Arrowhead Villas became a respectable community establishment once more, with only the ghosts of the past still wandering these many rooms. Even today these ghost
With a dedication to California’s historical past, these properties have been reunited and fully restored in a new vision of The Atkins Corporation as a place for the arts and entertainment for visitors and mountain residents alike. The casino has become The Tudor House, the inn has become The Bracken Fern Manor, and the pool house has become The Club House… that now again waters the tastes of all who come.
...and, once in a great while, the spring breeze carries the scent of violets still...
Erected 2016 by Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus in conjunction with Club Arrowhead in The Pines. (Marker Number 157.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 34° 14.294′ N, 117° 11.228′ W. Marker is near Lake Arrowhead, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Arrowhead Villa Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial to Pauliena LaFuze (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Daley Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mountain History Museum (approx. 2.1 miles away); Donald S. Wieman (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mormon Lumber Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Arrowhead Landmark (approx. 7.1 miles away); Historic Cannon (approx. 7.6 miles away); Las Flores Ranch / Mojave Trail (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Arrowhead.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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