How much do you know about Glendora's history?
We know quite a bit about this picture of early Glendora.
Who are the three men in the photo? When was it taken? What is the model and year of the horseless carriage?
Hint: This and other fascinating information can be found in a book in our collection.
The first post office in Glendora was located in the home of the first postmaster.
What was his name?
W. B. Cullen.
Source: The Glendoran magazine, May/June 2005.
Nelson's Drug Store and the "Lee Building"
Source: The Converse Building 1905 by Ryan Price in the Jan/Feb 2009 issue of the Glendoran magazine.
For several years, Glendora had the largest citrus packing house in the world.
To which U.S. President did we send monthly shipments of oranges?
President William Howard Taft
Source: Glendora, Pride of the Foothills: a Short History
This building, located at 314 Glendora Avenue, has been repurposed many times in its long history. Since its construction 100 years ago, the building has served as Glendora's City Hall, Jail, Firehouse, and even housed the American Legion Frank J. Gard Post No. 153 in the 1950s.
What is this building used for today?
The Glendora Historical Society Museum. They had their first open house on January 9, 1955.
The Museum is open 11am-2pm most Saturdays, go check it out!