San Clemente
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In the 1920s, San Clemente founder Ole Hanson envisioned a “Spanish Village” on the Pacific coast halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. His city would have streets that followed the natural contours of the land. Sunny beaches and perfect climate enticed many to settle in this charming community. Known for its hospitality and neighborly atmosphere, the city became host and home to dignitaries such as Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Pres. Richard M. Nixon. Today, professional surfers, skateboarders, and small businesses call San Clemente home—the perfect place for work and leisure.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9780738580517
: Arcadia Publishing
: 05/17/2010
: California
: Images of America
: 190 Black And White
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Jennifer A. Garey, president of Arts & Antiquities, Inc., has provided distinguished consultations for museums, corporations, and private collectors on management, exhibitions, and education since 1999. Her professional museum experience spans over 25 years with institutions such as the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Smithsonian Institution. The San Clemente Historical Society was founded in 1973 with a mission to unite all persons who are interested in the historical and cultural aspects of San Clemente; to foster greater community appreciation and identity; to preserve and promote the heritage of San Clemente; and to present the society's views to appropriate governmental agencies.
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