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Arboretum. Coach Barn. Baldwin, Elias J."Lucky"

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Baldwin Coach Barn -- Built in 1880, this barn housed Lucky Baldwin's carriage horses in stalls of redwood and cedar, with elaborate ironwork. It was restored in 1958 and still stands in the Arboretum.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Baldwin Coach Barn -- Built in 1880, this barn housed Lucky Baldwin's carriage horses in stalls of redwood and cedar, with elaborate ironwork. It was restored in 1958 and still stands in the Arboretum.
Item ID
67L
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Arboretum. Hugo Reid Adobe

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Hugo Reid Adobe (Before Restoration) --Built in 1840, the Hugo Reid Adobe was the first permanent structure built on Rancho Santa Anita. It was here, overlooking the lake where Hugo Reid had built his adobe some 70 years previously, that Lucky Baldwin died in 1909. In 1959-60, the Adobe was restore…

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Edna Lenz
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Hugo Reid Adobe (Before Restoration) --Built in 1840, the Hugo Reid Adobe was the first permanent structure built on Rancho Santa Anita. It was here, overlooking the lake where Hugo Reid had built his adobe some 70 years previously, that Lucky Baldwin died in 1909. In 1959-60, the Adobe was restored. It remains where it has always been, just south of the lake in what is now the Arboretum.
Item ID
68L
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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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Edna Lenz
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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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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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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.
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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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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Edna Lenz
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Arcadia Sante Fe Station -- This is the Arcadia Santa Fe station as it looked in 1966.
Item ID
75L
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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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Edna Lenz
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Baldwin Wine Storage House -- This red building is where Lucky Baldwin stored his famous wines.

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Edna Lenz
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Baldwin Wine Storage House -- This red building is where Lucky Baldwin stored his famous wines.
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78L
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Edna Lenz
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Baldwin Winery -- Baldwin wines and brandies were barreled at this winery; as "proof of their excellence they won awards from Portland, Oregon to Paris, France."

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Edna Lenz
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Baldwin Winery -- Baldwin wines and brandies were barreled at this winery; as "proof of their excellence they won awards from Portland, Oregon to Paris, France."
Item ID
79L
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Edna Lenz
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Baldwin Wine Vats -- These two vats were painted from an early photograph of the Alhambra winery

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Edna Lenz
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Baldwin Wine Vats -- These two vats were painted from an early photograph of the Alhambra winery
Item ID
80L
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Edna Lenz
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Cullen Barn -- William Bryant Cullen, a Civil War veteran from Tennessee, lived in this barn in what is now Glendora while he was getting established. The Cullens became prominent and successful leaders in the community.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Cullen Barn -- William Bryant Cullen, a Civil War veteran from Tennessee, lived in this barn in what is now Glendora while he was getting established. The Cullens became prominent and successful leaders in the community.
Item ID
31L
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Edna Lenz
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Bonita Hotel -- Built in 1890 on what is now the corner of Wheeler Street and First Avenue, this "hotel and bar" prospered after the Oakwood Hotel was destroyed by fire. It is no longer standing.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Bonita Hotel -- Built in 1890 on what is now the corner of Wheeler Street and First Avenue, this "hotel and bar" prospered after the Oakwood Hotel was destroyed by fire. It is no longer standing.
Item ID
96L
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California - San Marino. El Molino Viejo

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Old Mill (El Molino Viejo) -- This, San Marino's oldest (circa 1812) and most historic building, was the first grist mill in California. It was soon abandoned because water spiraling up the shaft dampened the grain and the meal could not be stored there.

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Edna Lenz
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Old Mill (El Molino Viejo) -- This, San Marino's oldest (circa 1812) and most historic building, was the first grist mill in California. It was soon abandoned because water spiraling up the shaft dampened the grain and the meal could not be stored there.
Item ID
7L
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Edna Lenz
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Carrion Hacienda -- Saturnino Carrion, a nephew of Don Palomares, constructed this hacienda from plans drawn by an Italian architect. Completed in 1863, it is the oldest house in San Dimas (above Puddingstone Lake); the original walls are still standing.

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Edna Lenz
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Carrion Hacienda -- Saturnino Carrion, a nephew of Don Palomares, constructed this hacienda from plans drawn by an Italian architect. Completed in 1863, it is the oldest house in San Dimas (above Puddingstone Lake); the original walls are still standing.
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19L
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Edna Lenz
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Charter Oak Tree -- This tree was named for its presumed resemblance to the historical Charter Oak in Connecticut. According to legend, Don San Antonio, a Mexican official, fled from the Americans during the California - U.S. War carrying a captured flag, important papers and some gold; with the Am…

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Artist
Edna Lenz
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Charter Oak Tree -- This tree was named for its presumed resemblance to the historical Charter Oak in Connecticut. According to legend, Don San Antonio, a Mexican official, fled from the Americans during the California - U.S. War carrying a captured flag, important papers and some gold; with the Americans in pursuit, he cached the valuables at the broad base of this great tree.
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23L
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Edna Lenz
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Arcadia's First City Hall -- Erected on the northwest corner of Huntington Drive and First Avenue. It was a two-story colonial-style building designed by architect Xavier Lourdou. Dedicated on July 13, 1918, it served as Arcadia's seat of municipal government until 1948. It was torn down in 1950.

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Edna Lenz
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Arcadia's First City Hall -- Erected on the northwest corner of Huntington Drive and First Avenue. It was a two-story colonial-style building designed by architect Xavier Lourdou. Dedicated on July 13, 1918, it served as Arcadia's seat of municipal government until 1948. It was torn down in 1950.
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86L
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Dalton, Henry. Rancho de Azusa. Azusa

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Dalton Adobe -- Captain Henry Dalton, a prosperous Englishman, was one of the few settlers who purchased his land grant. He is reputed to have paid $125,000 for the "Rancho de Azusa" land, and in 1844 built this adobe on it in Azusa Canyon.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Dalton Adobe -- Captain Henry Dalton, a prosperous Englishman, was one of the few settlers who purchased his land grant. He is reputed to have paid $125,000 for the "Rancho de Azusa" land, and in 1844 built this adobe on it in Azusa Canyon.
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17L
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El Encanto Inn (Encanto Restaurant). San Gabriel Canyon

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Encanto Restaurant -- Originally El Encanto Inn, this building, which is still standing in San Gabriel Canyon north of Azusa, exemplifies early California architecture. It is one of the oldest restaurants in the area.

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Edna Lenz
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Encanto Restaurant -- Originally El Encanto Inn, this building, which is still standing in San Gabriel Canyon north of Azusa, exemplifies early California architecture. It is one of the oldest restaurants in the area.
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42L
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Edna Lenz
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Glendora Foundry -- This is a typical blacksmith shop of the early 1900s, and was located on one of the main streets of Glendora until the late 'fifties.

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Edna Lenz
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Glendora Foundry -- This is a typical blacksmith shop of the early 1900s, and was located on one of the main streets of Glendora until the late 'fifties.
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37L
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