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Stories of Old Glendora (California) (The History Press) [Kindle Edition]

Ryan Lee Price
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On a bustling Friday morning in April 1887, George D. Whitcomb began to auction off lots in a newly laid-out town he called Glendora. Starting out as a dusty train stop on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, the town of Glendora sprang to life as one of the Los Angeles region's vibrant hubs of the citrus industry and remained so well into the twentieth century. Local historian Ryan Lee Price recounts on these pages some of the characters and events that shaped Glendora's formative years: Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Chance, train wrecks and smudge pots, fan dancer Sally Rand, the tragic tale of the Converse family and how the Compromise Line Road got its name.

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About the Author

Ryan Lee Price moved to Glendora with his family at the age of three and spent the next twenty-five years discovering the many joys of growing up in such a wonderful town. Ryan currently lives in Corona, California, with his wife, Kara, and their two children, Natalie and Matthew. He is the author of two automotive history and restoration books for antique Volkswagen enthusiasts, and his articles appear regularly in a wide range of monthly publications. He is very involved in the Glendora Historical Society and has a passion for the history of his hometown. This is his second book on Glendora's history.

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  • File Size: 2152 KB
  • Print Length: 160 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press (May 7, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0081KHDD8
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