May is Preservation Month and preservation organizations across the nation will focus their efforts on celebrating history and historic places. The theme this year, as designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is See! Save! Celebrate! and in Claremont we have much to celebrate when one considers our history and historic places.
Since 2006, the California Alliance to Protect Private Property Rights has been California’s leading private property rights organization. Last year, we learned about efforts in Claremont to promote an eminent domain takeover of Golden State Water Company’s local system.
This is a selection from the book Murals of Claremont written by Professor Art Stevens of Scripps College. The book was published in 2002 by Claremont Heritage and is available for purchase at its office at 840 Indian Hill Blvd.