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Glendale, California Historical Markers

 
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By Craig Baker, September 4, 2019
Adams Square Gas Station Marker
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 111 — Adams Square Gas Station
Built in 1936 by Richfield Oil Corporation. Rare surviving example of a streamline moderne gas station, significant for its association with the development of Southern California car culture. — Map (db m140830) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 235 — Casa Adobe de San Rafael
Built by Tomas and Maria Sanchez, 1865-1871. Restored by the City of Glendale, 1932. California Historical Landmark No. 235. — Map (db m122241) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Doctors House
The doctors house, a Glendale landmark, is named for the three prominent physicians Dr. G.V. Bogue, Dr. D.W. Hunt, and Dr. A.L. Bryant, and for DR. L.H. Hurtt chemist who made it their home. One of the few remaining residences of Queen Anne Eastlake . . . — Map (db m55764) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — El Miradero"A high place overlooking a wide view" — Constructed 1903 —
Known as Brand's Castle Home of L.C. Brand-Pioneer and Prominent developer in Glendale Design by Nathaniel Dryden Historical "City of Glendale California" Landmark — Map (db m56191) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Glendale Station ClockOak of Peace
The General Andres Pico Oak Tree once stood in Rancho San Rafael in an area that later became part of the City of Glendale. This tree played a significant role in the history of California. On January 11, 1847, representatives of Los Estados Unidos . . . — Map (db m128302) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Grand Central Air Terminal1930
Grand Central Air Terminal is an intact example of an early airport passenger terminal and serves as a physical record of pivotal events that helped shape the development of air travel and the aviation industry in Southern California. The air . . . — Map (db m137664) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 25 — HomelandBuilt in 1926
Mansion built by W. F. Markham, developer and inventor of the Markham Air Rifle at Plymouth, Michigan in 1886. Gardens formerly used as bird sanctuary. — Map (db m137558) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Korean Comfort Women StatuePeace Monument
In Memory of more than 200,000 Asian and Dutch women who were removed from their homes in Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, East Timor, and Indonesia, to be coerced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Armed . . . — Map (db m138945) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 68 — Lewis House
Built in 1927. Excellent example of Mediterranean Revival architecture. Residence of world heavyweight wrestling champion Ed "Strangler” Lewis between 1933 and 1940. — Map (db m137362) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Miss American Green CrossRe-creation of the American Green Cross Monument
Miss American Green Cross was originally dedicated on May 4, 1928 to represent the American Green Cross Society. The early environmental organization was dedicated to the "saving of American's greatest asset-trees". The first chapter of the Society . . . — Map (db m56198) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 910 — Riverside Drive Bridge
Originally known as the Victory Boulevard bridge, the Riverside Drive bridge was constructed in 1938 to improve a bottleneck caused by an earlier wooden bridge. It was partially funded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Progress . . . — Map (db m129133) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 637 — San Rafael RanchoCatalina Verdugo Adobe
San Rafael Rancho, first granted to José Maria Verdugo, Oct. 20, 1784. Catalina Adobe built about 1828. And, General Andres Pico oak tree camp site, before he surrendered to General John C. Fremont, 1847. — Map (db m128201) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Somerset Farm
Site of Somerset Farm, home of John Calvin Sherer from 1882 to 1949, an early settler and a founder of Glendale, California. — Map (db m138929) HM

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