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‘Lucky’ Baldwin Program at Arcadia Library
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‘Lucky’ Baldwin Program at Arcadia Library

The Arcadia Public Library and the Arcadia Historical Society will present an interactive program by local historian Ed Anderson on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This fascinating presentation will take a close, personal look at the man who was perhaps the most colorful character in the history of the San Gabriel Valley…

Elias ‘Lucky’ Baldwin’s Oakwood Hotel
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Elias ‘Lucky’ Baldwin’s Oakwood Hotel

By Carol Libby Elias Jackson Baldwin (Lucky), was an inventive businessman who never let anything get in his way to thwart his ideas and goals. When the great land boom of 1885-88 took over the nation, he saw an opportunity to make “a bundle” on his prime ranch property. Thus, 18 years before Arcadia became…

Baldwin Estate on Lake Tahoe’s Uncertain Future
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Baldwin Estate on Lake Tahoe’s Uncertain Future

By Galen Patterson Part 3 in a series. When Lucky Baldwin purchased the land at the southern-most tip of Lake Tahoe, he saved 8,000 acres of forest from being cut down. The Nevada mineral rush had caused a frenzy of clear cutting in the area but the private acquisition of the Baldwin Estate ensured that…

Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament Announced
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Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament Announced

  The Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament will take place on June 10. There is something for everyone at this fun party! Go “all-in” to help preserve the magnificent architecture and history of your Los Angeles Arboretum. Bid on one-of-a-kind items in the silent auction, and mix and mingle! This event is not to be missed…

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