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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Unruh House -- The second house in Arcadia, built in 1888, was located on several acres of land near Huntington Drive and First Avenue. This was the home of Hiram Unruh, Lucky Baldwin's ranch manager. The house was torn down in 1945.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Unruh House -- The second house in Arcadia, built in 1888, was located on several acres of land near Huntington Drive and First Avenue. This was the home of Hiram Unruh, Lucky Baldwin's ranch manager. The house was torn down in 1945.
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71W
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Baldwin, Clara. Houses

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Clara Baldwin's Home -- Harold and Clara Baldwin Stocker purchased this home in 1907. Located on Foothill Blvd between Baldwin and Santa Anita Avenues, it still stands as a private residence.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Clara Baldwin's Home -- Harold and Clara Baldwin Stocker purchased this home in 1907. Located on Foothill Blvd between Baldwin and Santa Anita Avenues, it still stands as a private residence.
Item ID
93L
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Justine Wishek
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Walker House -- Originally built as a boom hotel in 1883, this became known as the Walker House after it was purchased by James Walker, "a much loved and esteemed man" and prominent resident of Pomona Valley.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Walker House -- Originally built as a boom hotel in 1883, this became known as the Walker House after it was purchased by James Walker, "a much loved and esteemed man" and prominent resident of Pomona Valley.
Item ID
28W
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Justine Wishek
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Roul House -- Mrs. Roul was a daughter of the Cullens; she and her family lived in this house which was built on the original Cullen homestead property.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Roul House -- Mrs. Roul was a daughter of the Cullens; she and her family lived in this house which was built on the original Cullen homestead property.
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32W
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Artist
Justine Wishek
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Mamma's House -- The Roul house served for a while as a post office, and because of this various changes were made, including the upstairs addition that was Mamma Roul's private retreat after the death of her husband.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Mamma's House -- The Roul house served for a while as a post office, and because of this various changes were made, including the upstairs addition that was Mamma Roul's private retreat after the death of her husband.
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33W
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Edna Lenz
Description
Bender House -- This house, made of poured concrete, was the house of John Bender, a childhood friend of William Cullen; these two men came West together and filed homestead papers on land near the foothills.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Bender House -- This house, made of poured concrete, was the house of John Bender, a childhood friend of William Cullen; these two men came West together and filed homestead papers on land near the foothills.
Item ID
34L
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Justine Wishek
Description
Etiwanda House -- Built in the early 1880s, this was the home of George Chaffey, an engineer from Canada, who named it for a Canadian Indian Chief. Mr. Chaffey also named Ontario and the Imperial Valley, two of several California areas which prospered because of his introduction of successful irri…

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Etiwanda House -- Built in the early 1880s, this was the home of George Chaffey, an engineer from Canada, who named it for a Canadian Indian Chief. Mr. Chaffey also named Ontario and the Imperial Valley, two of several California areas which prospered because of his introduction of successful irrigation devices, artesian wells, and the generation of electric power in conjunction with the delivery of water.
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38W
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Edna Lenz
Description
Ruddock House -- Built in the '90s by C.H. Ruddock, a wealthy Chicagoan, as his winter home, and located at the east end of San Bernardino Road in what is now Covina, this showplace (known as Mountain View) was "a rendezvous for the social elect" of the area. The tropical landscaping surrounding th…

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Ruddock House -- Built in the '90s by C.H. Ruddock, a wealthy Chicagoan, as his winter home, and located at the east end of San Bernardino Road in what is now Covina, this showplace (known as Mountain View) was "a rendezvous for the social elect" of the area. The tropical landscaping surrounding the 3-story, 17-room mansion is rumored to have cost $4,000. The house was razed in 1951 to make room for tract homes.
Item ID
39L
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Justine Wishek
Description
Jones House -- William Jones, who had owned a music store in Los Angeles, moved to Monrovia where he built this "showplace"; it contained two pipe organs, and several pianos. The property was willed to one of the Claremont Colleges by Mrs. Jones; the house has been torn down.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Jones House -- William Jones, who had owned a music store in Los Angeles, moved to Monrovia where he built this "showplace"; it contained two pipe organs, and several pianos. The property was willed to one of the Claremont Colleges by Mrs. Jones; the house has been torn down.
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47W
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Edna Lenz
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Gutzon Borglum Home -- Built in 1896 by the famous Mt. Rushmore sculptor, this studio-cottage at 218 West Manzanita Street in Sierra Madre, was torn down in 1966.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Gutzon Borglum Home -- Built in 1896 by the famous Mt. Rushmore sculptor, this studio-cottage at 218 West Manzanita Street in Sierra Madre, was torn down in 1966.
Item ID
61L
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Justine Wishek
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Glendora's First House -- George D. Whitcomb, the founder of Glendora, named the City after the word "glen" meaning a narrow canyon and his wife's name "Leadora". He was a firm believer in clean living and had a no-liquor clause inserted in the title of each lot he sold.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Glendora's First House -- George D. Whitcomb, the founder of Glendora, named the City after the word "glen" meaning a narrow canyon and his wife's name "Leadora". He was a firm believer in clean living and had a no-liquor clause inserted in the title of each lot he sold.
Item ID
35W
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La Puente. Dibble House

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Dibble House -- Built in 1855, this two-storied structure is notable because it was made of bricks from a kiln on the rancho, and was one of the first Southern California dwellings to have been influenced by eastern U.S. architecture. Located in what is now La Puente, it was razed to make room for …

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Dibble House -- Built in 1855, this two-storied structure is notable because it was made of bricks from a kiln on the rancho, and was one of the first Southern California dwellings to have been influenced by eastern U.S. architecture. Located in what is now La Puente, it was razed to make room for a housing tract.
Item ID
18L
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Artist
Edna Lenz
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Arcadia Sante Fe Station -- This is the Arcadia Santa Fe station as it looked in 1966.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia Sante Fe Station -- This is the Arcadia Santa Fe station as it looked in 1966.
Item ID
75L
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Edna Lenz
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Arcadia's First Jail -- Arcadia's first jail was built in 1907 of solid concrete blocks on land purchased from Lucky Baldwin.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia's First Jail -- Arcadia's first jail was built in 1907 of solid concrete blocks on land purchased from Lucky Baldwin.
Item ID
85L
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Edna Lenz
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Arcadia's Second City Library Building -- Located on the southwest corner of First Avenue and Wheeler Street, this "modern" library building, modeled after the Hill Avenue Branch of the Pasadena Public Library "because of its efficient floor arrangement, suitable size, and architectural good taste,…

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia's Second City Library Building -- Located on the southwest corner of First Avenue and Wheeler Street, this "modern" library building, modeled after the Hill Avenue Branch of the Pasadena Public Library "because of its efficient floor arrangement, suitable size, and architectural good taste," opened its doors in April, 1930. With the addition, in 1954, of a spacious "children's wing" -- designed and equipped especially for the needs of young people -- this building served as Arcadia's library until April 1961, when the present library on the southwest corner of Duarte Road and Santa Anita Avenue was first dedicated.
Item ID
88L
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Arcadia Public Library

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia's First City Library Building -- This small frame house just north of the old City Hall was given to the City Council "without alterations, for use as a library," in 1924. ( A room in City Hall had served as the municipal library since the summer of 1920 when a proposition placed on the ba…

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia's First City Library Building -- This small frame house just north of the old City Hall was given to the City Council "without alterations, for use as a library," in 1924. ( A room in City Hall had served as the municipal library since the summer of 1920 when a proposition placed on the ballot to establish a city library had received a favorable vote earlier in the year. From 1914 to 1920 the local library had been a branch of the Los Angeles County Library, housed in the McCoy Block.) This building served as the City's library until a new building was constructed in 1930.
Item ID
87L
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Arcadia Catholic Church

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Arcadia's First Catholic Church -- Originally a packing house, this building, which was moved in 1935 onto what is now the rear of the property of the Church of the Holy Angels on the southeast corner of Huntington Drive and Holly Avenue, served as the first Catholic Church of the Arcadia parish un…

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Arcadia's First Catholic Church -- Originally a packing house, this building, which was moved in 1935 onto what is now the rear of the property of the Church of the Holy Angels on the southeast corner of Huntington Drive and Holly Avenue, served as the first Catholic Church of the Arcadia parish until 1939.
Item ID
90W
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Arcadia Christian Science Church

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia's First Christian Science Church -- This structure was an abandoned reservoir on Duarte Road before it was remodeled in 1915, when it became the forerunner of the First Church of Christ, Scientist.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia's First Christian Science Church -- This structure was an abandoned reservoir on Duarte Road before it was remodeled in 1915, when it became the forerunner of the First Church of Christ, Scientist.
Item ID
91L
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Railroads-Arcadia Santa Fe Station

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia Santa Fe Station -- Built in 1885. Formerly on St. Joseph St. at First Avenue, it has been moved to the Pomona Fairgrounds.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Arcadia Santa Fe Station -- Built in 1885. Formerly on St. Joseph St. at First Avenue, it has been moved to the Pomona Fairgrounds.
Item ID
73L
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Reid, Hugo. Arcadia County Park. Statuary

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Hugo Reid Family -- This statue of the Hugo Reid family originally located in Arcadia County Park was moved to the exterior of the Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum in 2003.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Hugo Reid Family -- This statue of the Hugo Reid family originally located in Arcadia County Park was moved to the exterior of the Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum in 2003.
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10W
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