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Santa Fe De Luxe In San Gabriel Valley , Calif. Through The Orange Groves

Santa Fe De Luxe In San Gabriel Valley , Calif. Through The Orange Groves
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Stock #: 73054
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE LOFTY PRECIOITOUS SIERRA MADRE RANGE LIES BEAUTIFUL SAN GABRIEL VALLEY WHICH IS UNDOUBTEDLY THE BEST KNOWN PORTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.THE VALLEY CONTAINS ABOUT 100SQUARE MILES OF TERRITORY, NEARLY ALL OF WHICH HAS BEEN TRANSFORMED FROMSTERILE DESERT INTO A SUCCESSION OF SMALL HOMES AND THRIVING LITTLE CITIES.SAN GABRIEL MISSION, BUILT BY THE FRANCISCAN FATHERS IN 1771, IS LOCATED BUT ELEVEN MILES FROM LOS ANGELES. HERE ARE SOME FAMOUS OLD CHIMES, SAN GABRIEL ITSELF IS ONE THE BEST PRESERVED OF THE OLD SPANISH MISSIONS STILL BEING HELD THERE.