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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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Riverside’s White Park and the history of an early “Festival of Lights”

A look into the origins of one of the nation's largest holiday light displays located in the heart of Riverside.

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The history of Mount Rubidoux’s Peace Tower and Bridge is an homage to prominent Riverside leader

The monument that sits on Mount Rubidoux is remembered as a testimony to Riverside leader Frank A. Miller's life-long pursuit of world peace.

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