By The Ontario City Library
George and William Chaffey, immigrants from Canada, based a version colony in Southern California in 1882. They named their payment Ontario, from an Iroquois time period that means appealing water, not just to pay homage to their domestic province yet to additionally draw different Canadians to their colony. using forward-thinking irrigation practices, the brothers laid out plots of land prepared for colonists who desired to farm or increase citrus groves. After simply 4 years, the brothers left for Australia to advance extra settlements and handed their version colony directly to Charles Frankish and his companions of the Ontario Land and development corporation. From its earliest days, the colony turned identified for its citrus groves, Armstrong roses, Graber olives, Guasti grapes, and the Hotpoint iron. This e-book, inclusive of approximately 2 hundred photographs, makes a speciality of the colonys early improvement.
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This aerial view looking north on Mountain Avenue in Ontario, dated to around 1920, illustrates how extensive citrus ranching had become during Ontario’s first 40 years, with nearly every inch of land covered with citrus trees. At left center is Bellevue Cemetery, at Mountain Avenue and G Street. 50 Four The Founding of A rmstrong Nurseries Another settler from Canada to the Ontario model colony was John Samuel Armstrong, who arrived on March 3, 1889, with $6 in his pocket. After convalescing in San Antonio Canyon for a summer due to tuberculosis, he was well enough to start working at local nurseries.
Bloom of Corona was contracted to construct the building at a cost of $9,187. The city’s board of trustees wanted to use the library basement as a temporary city hall, so the cost of the building escalated. The library board asked Carnegie to donate additional funds, and he agreed to provide another $2,000. The building, while still not completely finished, was dedicated on April 12, 1907. Unfortunately, it was later deemed unsafe in the event of an earthquake and was demolished in 1959. 34 Kezzie Monroe (right) served as librarian from 1899 until 1928.
57 In 1928, Armstrong plunged into the world of aviation, commencing air service for faster contact with his customers. Murray McNeil, his “contact man,” trained to be a pilot in order to use this plane for his business journeys, allowing him to save travel time and provide prompt service to large clients such as contractors and landscape architects. McNeil’s first business flight was to the Hearst ranch in San Simeon. Over time, Armstrong Nursery became world-famous for its roses. They employed professional hybridists who developed awardwinning roses and other plants, including the Charlotte Armstrong Rose, created by Walter Lammerts.
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