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The first school in Crafton was started in 1875 to educate Cahuilla Native Americans. The school was located on the south-west corner of Opal Avenue and the Mill Creek Zanja. The school building was an adobe home constructed by Lewis and John Cram in 1855....

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. Samuel and Elizabeth Simonds House 501 Walnut Avenue Many homes in the Residence Plat, near the Wissahickon Inn, were built at the turn of the century.  So, too, was the home we are visiting this month. Mr. and Mrs. Simonds arrived...

The Redlands Electric Light and Power Company led by Henry H. Sinclair, Henry Fisher and George H. Crafts made history in 1892 with the announcement of a power plant on Mill Creek to produce hydroelectric power using a three-phase system. Their first big contract customer...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. J. Warren Sleeper House 424 W. Olive Avenue One of the most eye-catching homes on Olive is the "eclectic bungalow" owned by Chris and Tammy White. Perhaps its most distinctive feature is the "eyebrow" recessed veranda partway up the steeply gabled...