Planted in 1901 by the R. H. Hamlins, early citrus growers, the Glendora bougainvillea is the largest growth of this exotic plant in the United States. The parent stock was brought to California by a whaling ship about 1870. The vines are one of the best remaining illustrations of the image of California as a paradise that was spread by early 20th-century promoters. This property was also listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 2/7/78.
Registration Date: 10/14/1977
County: Los Angeles
400 block of E Bennet Ave at Minnesota Ave, Glendora
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