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Big Bear [NOOK Book]

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Big Bear is known throughout the southland of California as an outdoor recreational destination. Located high atop the San Bernardino Mountains, the area was once home to the Yuhaviatam Indians, the "People of the Pines." In 1845, a party lead by Benjamin Davis Wilson, the grandfather of Gen. George S. Patton, entered the valley and discovered the area alive with grizzly bears, giving the valley its name. A dam, completed in 1884, created Big Bear Lake, which provided water to citrus growers in the area of ...
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Big Bear

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Overview

Big Bear is known throughout the southland of California as an outdoor recreational destination. Located high atop the San Bernardino Mountains, the area was once home to the Yuhaviatam Indians, the "People of the Pines." In 1845, a party lead by Benjamin Davis Wilson, the grandfather of Gen. George S. Patton, entered the valley and discovered the area alive with grizzly bears, giving the valley its name. A dam, completed in 1884, created Big Bear Lake, which provided water to citrus growers in the area of Redlands and later lead to the water-related recreations, camps, resorts, and the welcoming community that Big Bear is famous for today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439620755
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Series: Postcard History
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 53 MB
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Meet the Author

Author, historian, and avid postcard collector Russell L. Keller has compiled images for this book from his own personal collection and from his late friend Tom Core's collection. These images capture and document the area's history for the last 100 years.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

Photograph Credits 8

1 Big Bear Beginnings 9

2 Big Bear Dams 23

3 Early Camps and Lodges 31

4 Fawnskin and the North Shore Resorts 47

5 Pine Knot and the Village 59

6 Other Places to Stay 77

7 Things to Do and See 85

8 Big Bear's Other Treasures 101

9 Mountain Echoes 113

Selected Bibliography 127

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