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History & Current Events Category

The History of La Venta Inn

Palos Verdes Real Estate

If you're interested in Palos Verdes history, do not miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to hear the owner of La Venta Inn discuss its history Wednesday, February 8, at 4 pm at La Venta.  Mark Matthews lived at the Inn as a child when it was the family home.  THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT and space is quite limited, so get your reservation in today either via the link in the flyer or by emailing me at [email protected]   Continue Reading!

Around the Hill in 80 Minutes

Palos Verdes Real Estate

Around the Hill in 80 Minutes – Apologies to Jules Verne - A Self-Guided Driving Tour. By Dana Graham   AROUND THE HILL IN 80 MINUTES – APOLOGIES TO JULES VERNE-A SELF-GUIDED DRIVING TOUR By Dana Graham The scenic Palos Verdes Peninsula, apart from hikers and bikers, is a favorite drive primarily for the scenery.  But you may be driving past a lot of the history.  So next time you are on quarantine and want to take a drive, take this with you and...Continue Reading!

November 2022 Newsletter

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The History of the Haggarty Mansion/Neighborhood Church — Part I — 1864-1931

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  HISTORY OF NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH – 1864-1931 By Dana Graham, President of the Palos Verdes Historical Society Image: The iconic cave and waterwheel under construction -- 1928 The history of Neighborhood Church really begins with the birth of John Joseph Haggarty in London England, in 1864.  By 1887 he had eared what amounts to a Masters Degree and emigrated to the US, landing in St Louis where he worked for a major dry goods retailer and discovered that he had a real aptitude for...Continue Reading!