Category: San Bernardino County

Biography of Henry Campbell Brooke

Henry Campbell Brooke, Superintendent of Schools of San Bernardino County, and one of the most devoted and successful workers in the cause of public school education on the Pacific coast, was born in Pennsylvania in 1834. His...

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The Riverside Water Company

The 14,000 acres of irrigable land embraced in the Riverside colony are under the system of ditches constructed and owned by this water company. The owner of each acre of land en-titled to water from this company’s system...

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More Towns of San Bernardino County, California

Beaumont Beaumont formerly San Gorgonio, is an attractive little town at the head of the San Gorgonio Canon. It is sometimes designated as ” the summit,” being located on the divide,” 2,500 feet above the sea...

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Towns of San Bernardino County, California

Colony Of Etiwanda The Colony Of Etiwanda was founded in 1881 by W. B. Chaffey and George Chaffey, Jr., brothers from the province of Ontario, Canada. They purchased from Captain Garcia a tract comprising 3,000 acres, putting...

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Small Towns of San Bernardino County, California

South Cucamonga South Cucamonga is so called in contradistinction from Cucamonga (the old office) and North Cucamonga, on the California Central Railway. The town-site is named South Cucamonga, but the legal name of the post...

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The San Bernardino Society of California Pioneers

The San Bernardino Society of California Pioneers was organized in the courthouse in the city of San Bernardino, in the county of San Bernardino, State of California, on the 21st day of January 1888, with thirty charter members....

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San Bernardino City History

The city occupies just a mile square, and it was laid off on a liberal scale, viewed with reference to the demands of 1853. But it has stretched since far beyond its boundaries. The streets run according to the cardinal points...

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San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California

The city of San Bernardino lies some six miles south of the mountain range, about four miles north of the Santa Ana River, and three miles from the railway station at Colton. It is 531 miles south of San Francisco, lying on the...

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