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Historical Markers and War Memorials in San Dimas, California
Location of San Dimas, California
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| La Cienega — Mud Springs — San Dimas.
Los Angeles - San Bernardino - Sonora Road stage station & artesian aquifer, a place favored by the Gabrielino Tongva Indians. Near here in 1774 and 1776 Juan Bautisa de Anza, trailblazer . . . — — Map (db m137505) HM|
|First organized church in San Dimas, the
regular Baptist church was located on
South Cataract Ave. The building was
moved to this location in 1908. Its first
pastor was Rev. E.G.O. Groat. The name was
later changed to the "First Baptist . . . — — Map (db m167200) HM|
|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. — — Map (db m167103) HM|
|Constructed in 1909, this building has seen many businesses over the years.
Foresman & Hoke used the building as a hardware store, but the building was also
used as a tinning shop and plumbing business. The upstairs was used as a social hall
and . . . — — Map (db m167175) HM|
| Jedediah Strong Smith,
an American explorer,
was the first man to lead a party of Americans over land into California.
Setting out from near the Great Salt Lake in August, 1826, Smith and his party traveled the entire length of the Great . . . — — Map (db m168938) HM|
| La Cienega — Mud Springs. Los Angeles - San Bernardino - Sonora Road stage station and campground, a place favored by the Indians.
Near here in 1774 and 1776
Juan Bautisa de Anza — trailblazer, colonizer — and his . . . — — Map (db m137504) HM|
|L.T. Paulson, a local builder, designed the
structure in the English Tudor style. It was
completed in 1929 to serve as the home of
San Dimas Masonic Lodge #428 F & AM. The
building has served many functions and
organizations and has played an . . . — — Map (db m167216) HM|
| The Methodists led by Rev. W.A. Brown,
as pastor, completed their new church
in 1901. Bishop Inwood of San Diego
presided over the dedication ceremonies.
In 1999 the building was severely damaged
by fire. With help from the . . . — — Map (db m168936) HM|
The Pacific Electric Railroad completed a line into San Dimas in 1912. This branch of the line
continued into Sycamore Canyon to service the rock quarry located just above todays San
Dimas Canyon Park.
For many years, the Pacific . . . — — Map (db m167219) HM|
|Organized in 1912 for the purpose of marketing
the citrus fruit from the San Dimas and
Charter Oak District.
The name “Exchange Place” was given to this
street as a result of the fruit exchange office. — — Map (db m168934) HM|
|This building was built in 1910 by William A. Johnstone and purchased by J.S. (Jack)
McIntyre for a garage and machine shop. It was the site of the first Ford agency
franchise in San Dimas. Jack McIntyre was also captain of the Volunteer . . . — — Map (db m167221) HM|
|This building was constructed in 1897 by William A. Johnstone. For over 70 years the
main sales were hay and grain. The store has grown and changed with the city. It has
carried feed and tack, fuel for homes, farm implements, chickens, and pet . . . — — Map (db m167226) HM|
|This site was the location of three versions of the San Dimas Grammar School. The first
school was a wooden structure built in 1891. The second building was erected in 1908 and
was used until the third and final building was completed in 1930. In . . . — — Map (db m168925) HM|
Designed by respected architects Joseph C. Newsom and his brother Samuel, the two and one-half story hotel was built in the Eastlake style. The San Jose Land Company began construction in 1885, but by the time it was completed in 1887, the . . . — — Map (db m127882) HM|
|This building was constructed in 1919 and was located on the west side of San Dimas
Avenue between Bonita Avenue and the Santa Fe Railroad tracks. It was one of two plants
which produced approximately 5,000,000 pounds of marmalade annually. The . . . — — Map (db m167167) HM|
|The first San Dimas Sheriff's Station opened in July 1927. It was located at 116 North San
Dimas Avenue. In 1949, in order to make way for a new station, this building was moved to
Fifth Street and Monte Vista Avenue and is now a single family . . . — — Map (db m167180) HM|
|The San Jose Division Headquarters of the
Los Angeles County Forestry Department
was constructed on this site in 1927.
The office had command of all fire
activity from Duarte to the San Bernardino
County line, and from the boundary of . . . — — Map (db m167106) HM|
|In May, 1887 in San Dimas the Santa Fe Railroad completed its transcontinental line.
Centennial commemoration October 17, 1987. — — Map (db m127965) HM|
|Built in 1912 by Pomona Valley Telephone & Telegraph,
the exchange served 112 telephones in San Dimas,
La Verne, Claremont & Chino. The original brick building
was replaced in 1959 by the San Dimas Water Company,
remodeled in 1971 to the Early . . . — — Map (db m168935) HM|
|The Southern Pacific Railroad constructed a station just
west of Cataract Avenue at the crossing in 1895. The depot
had living quarters above the offices for the station agent.
Mr. Tom Gore and his family lived in the station and was
agent for . . . — — Map (db m168915) HM|
|Built in 1904, the building on Bonita Avenue and Exchange Place was home to the
First National Bank of San Dimas. The first addition to the building in 1905 added a
pharmacy. In 1913, a second addition on the north side became the home of the . . . — — Map (db m167177) HM|
|This building is significant as one of the early false front buildings on Bonita Avenue. It was
constructed in 1906, for Harriet Hyde for use as a café. It has housed many businesses
over the years, including a cobbler shop, beauty salon and a . . . — — Map (db m168930) HM|
|A single story structure containing businesses opened on this site in 1902. James A.
Johnstone and his son, William A. Johnstone built the present building in 1910. Over
the years the ground floor contained a variety of businesses, including a . . . — — Map (db m168928) HM|
|The home was built by William Malcolm Martin in 1901 as his family residence and was
located near the southwest corner of the present Arrow Highway and Cataract Street.
When moved to this location in 1987, it was turned so that the original front . . . — — Map (db m167199) HM|
|To assure an adequate supply of workers, the Orange Growers Association and Lemon
Growers Association partnered to build housing for Mexican workers. They constructed
34 small homes for families and two barracks for single men on this site. At . . . — — Map (db m168909) HM|
This plaque commemorates the 1200-mile
Old Spanish Trail, an historic pack trail
from Santa Fe to Los Angeles. This trail
was used by Native Americans, explorers,
trappers, immigrants, and Mexican traders
who brought woolen goods from . . . — — Map (db m168937) HM|
|The Orange Packing House was constructed in 1910 and served the orange growers of
San Dimas, Charter Oak, Covina & Glendora until the late 1950's, by which time the citrus
industry was becoming a victim of urban change. The building was then used . . . — — Map (db m168913) HM|
|This location was once the site of the Robert M. Teague home and nursery office. The
small building on the right was the office. By 1910, the San Dimas Teague Nursery had
become the leading supplier of citrus trees in the world. Mr. Teague was . . . — — Map (db m167198) HM|
|The original brick building was constructed in 1904 by the Sipple Brothers,
merchants from Azusa. The lower floor was divided into four stores for groceries, dry
goods, candy, and a soda fountain. The San Dimas Rooming House on the second
floor . . . — — Map (db m167174) HM|
R.M. Teague came to San Dimas in 1878 and developed the largest citrus nursery in the world.
By 1888, he had close to 700,000 seedling trees growing in areas throughout San Dimas. He
shipped trees to all parts of the world including Spain, . . . — — Map (db m167195) HM|
|The Union Church of San Dimas
was organized in 1912 and later renamed
the San Dimas Community Church.
Built in 1917 on San Dimas Avenue at
Third Street, it is now affiliated with
the United Church of Christ. — — Map (db m167211) HM|
|This building was completed in 1920 and purchased by Joe Walterscheid in 1921.
Joseph and Mary Walterscheid first operated a motorcycle shop and home appliance
business, then a garage and café. Their son Jack joined the business in 1939 and . . . — — Map (db m167228) HM|