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2008-08-10 21:00:14

The story of Redlands' co-founder Frank Brown, photographer Herve Friend and the expansion of the Bear Valley Irrigation Company "In a broad sense he is the creator of the East San Bernardino Valley" wrote Scipio Craig, editor of Redlands newspaper The Citrograph of Frank Elwood Brown in 1887. Brown, an 1876 graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University, arrived in Southern California in the spring of 1877. Little did the small community of Lugonia where he settled know...


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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