“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Glendora, California

Clickable Map of Los Angeles County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Los Angeles County, CA (1884) Kern County, CA (336) Orange County, CA (457) San Bernardino County, CA (327) Ventura County, CA (175)  LosAngelesCounty(1884) Los Angeles County (1884)  KernCounty(336) Kern County (336)  OrangeCounty(457) Orange County (457)  SanBernardinoCounty(327) San Bernardino County (327)  VenturaCounty(175) Ventura County (175)
Los Angeles is the county seat for Los Angeles County
Glendora is in Los Angeles County
      Los Angeles County (1884)  
      Kern County (336)  
      Orange County (457)  
      San Bernardino County (327)  
      Ventura County (175)  
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1 California, Los Angeles County, Glendora — 3 — Big TreeMoreton Bay Fig — Glendora —
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
2 California, Los Angeles County, Glendora — Fairmount Pioneer Cemetery
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
3 California, Los Angeles County, Glendora — 912 — Glendora Bougainvillea
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
4 California, Los Angeles County, Glendora — 1 — Glendora City Hall1913
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 m242573) HM
5 California, Los Angeles County, Glendora — Mission Theater Building
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
6 California, Los Angeles County, Glendora — Pacific Electric StationGlendora
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
7 California, Los Angeles County, Glendora — Rain Bird Impact Drive Sprinkler HeadHistoric Landmark of Agricultural Engineering
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
8 California, Los Angeles County, Glendora — Rubel CastleHistoric District
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
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Apr. 12, 2024