The Big Tree was planted in the late 1880’s by Mr. Edgar J. Owens, one of Glendora’s early residents. The tree, botanical name Ficus Macrophylla, is commonly called Moreton Bay Fig and is named after the Moreton Bay region of Australia where the . . . — — Map (db m127852) HM
Fairmount Pioneer Cemetery was established in 1876 on land donated by James C. Preston, owner of this San Felipe Hill site and the surrounding property, to serve the communities of Azusa, Glendora, and Covina. Trustees appointed by the Los . . . — — Map (db m146425) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m127847) HM
First historical landmark — Historical Society Museum, original site of 1913 city hall, jail, and fire house — Dedicated May 8, 1990. Bob Kuhn, Mayor, City of Glendora. John Gordon, President, Glendora Historical Society.
Marker . . . — — Map (db m137562) HM
One of Glendora's most distinguished landmarks was
the Mission Building. This Foothill Boulevard façade
featured a covered walkway shared by several storefronts. A popular malt shop was located on the corner
and a theater occupied most of the . . . — — Map (db m180729) HM
The Pacific Electric line was completed between Los Angeles and Glendora in December of 1907. The Red Cars provided transportation and freight service throughout Southern California. The Glendora Station became operational in 1908, but as personal . . . — — Map (db m138042) HM
The Rain Bird horizontal action impact drive sprinkler head was invented in
1933 by Orton Englehardt, a citrus grower and native of Glendora. The design
offered slow rotation and uniform watering, benefits long sought by local
irrigators. . . . — — Map (db m146402) HM
Built by Michael Clarke Rubel and hundreds of volunteers, 1968 to 1986, from local river rock and salvaged materials.
This property has been listed in The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior in . . . — — Map (db m123040) HM