The History of Palos Verdes

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As part of my certification as Palos Verdes Specialist, I learned about the history of Palos Verdes Peninsula.  Even though I had lived here over 25 years, some of this was new to me.  In 1846, the Mexican government granted land known as Rancho Palos Verdes to the family of Don Jose Sepulveda.  In 1882, Jotham Bixby acquire 16,000 acres of what is now the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  In 1913 Frank Vanderlip, Sr. led a group of investor that purchased the Palos Verdes Peninsula for development and paid $1,500,000 ($93.75 per acre).  Click here to continue reading.....

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