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Glenn Wenzel

Glenn Wenzel is a board member of the Riverside Historical Society, the Friends of Mount Rubidoux and the Riverside County Heritage Association. He is the author of two books on Mount Rubidoux: “Anecdotes on Mount Rubidoux and Frank A. Miller, Her Promoter” and “They Climbed the Mountain.” In addition, he has written several articles on Riverside’s history that have appeared in the “Journal of the Riverside Historical Society” and the “Riverside County Chronicles.”

Glenn Wenzel

A Present-Day Festival Supports an Old, Important and Often Forgotten Piece of Local History

The Spanish Town Heritage Foundation champions La Placita de los Trujillos as a place of history, learning, entertainment and the arts.

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Remembering Riverside’s great steam locomotive era

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From Carnegie to mid-century modern to The Cheech: A history of Riverside’s downtown library

Riverside's Public Library has come a long way from its origins in John W. North's parlor.

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Historic White Park Tribute to Riverside Mothers of WWI Soldiers

In 1919, Riversiders from 'the French colony' dedicated a tablet in White Park to honor the mothers of soldiers who served in World War I

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On Top of Mount Rubidoux: The Annual Easter Sunrise Service

A 113-year Riverside Easter tradition returns after COVID-19 hiatus

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A Redwood planted in Low Park more than 100 years ago tells an unknown story about Riversiders and Major League Baseball

In 1914, the Chicago White Sox played a game in Riverside's Evans Park against the Los Angeles Angels. Riversiders asked the winning team to plant a tree in remembrance of the rare event.

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Booker T. Washington was known to captivate a crowd. His special visit to Riverside proved no different.

The respected Black educator drew in hundreds of listeners during his famously eloquent speeches. Riversiders remained upfront and center.

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