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Email: LPMeissner at msn.com

 

A Brief History of Eastvale
by Loren P. Meissner and Kim Jarrell Johnson (History Press, 2013)

Books are available via fund raisers for
Eastvale Community FOUNDATION
or online at EASTVALE STORE

Inquire at Eastvale City Hall:  (951) 361-0900.  12363 Limonite Ave, Suite 910.

A Brief History of Eastvale is also sold at

DE ANZA TRUE VALUE HARDWARE

8616 Limonite Ave (Pedley) - Riverside, CA 92509 (951-685-5340)

and online at Amazon or Barnes & Noble

EBOOK editions are available:

A Brief History of Eastvale: $10.00 (for Kindle) from Amazon;

Fuller Ranch at Eastvale
with permission for EBOOK conversion and distribution:
$1.00 (for Nook) from Barnes & Noble, or $2.00 (for Kindle) from Amazon.

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"docx" and "pdf" editions, with extra notes added,

are available for free download, with full public domain distribution rights.

FULLER_RANCH_docx

FULLER_RANCH_pdf

For more information email: LPMeissner at msn.com

 

EASTVALE HISTORY

 

TRUE OR FALSE?

1. Most Eastvale farms in 1960 were dairies.

2. Guadalupe Hidalgo teaches Spanish at Roosevelt High School in Eastvale.

3. Juan Bautista de Anza was the first individual of European descent who owned land in present-day Eastvale.

1. Eastvale Farms.

2. Guadalupe Hidalgo.

3. Land Grants.

JURUPA GRANT 1838

Guapa_Rancho,_Guapa_Springs,_and_Old_Bandini_Adobe_1838_Jurupa
excerpts from “Arcadia and the Forgotten Guapa,” by Walter T Garner (c 1940)

Juan_Bandini from San Diego History Journal

Where was Juan Bandini’s 1838 Adobe, on Jurupa grant at present-day Eastvale?
My current “best guess” from A Brief History of Eastvale is excerpted at:
Bandini Residence on Jurupa Grant

HISTORIC AERIAL VIEWS OF EASTVALE 1938 to present
(Note: These may take a minute or two to download)

“Downtown” Eastvale including Premier (Eldridge-Harada) and Harvey-Iseli ranches

East Vale Elementary School #2 (1913-1958) on 4-acre site, now known as NW corner of Sumner & Schleisman.
Imbach Ranch at Archibald & Cloverdale (Limonite)

Fuller RanchO with headquarters at Harrison & Chandler

Fuller Ranch, largest operation at Eastvale 1890-1946

Fuller family genealogy with extensive notes about the family background.
For Fullers at Eastvale, scroll to Charles Henry Fuller and Ortus Benton Fuller in Fourth Generation, or Olive Ransom Fuller in Fifth Generation.

Transcript of letter from Marcellie (Fuller) Thompson, daughter of Olive Ransom Fuller, giving post-1920 history including guest inn “Fuller RanchO” 1937-1946.

Fuller RanchO Aerial views, 1938 to present

Louis Robidoux Adobe at Jurupa Valley (east)

 

BETWEEN THE HILL AND THE RIVERStories by LPM:

1947 STORIES: “My River” and “Dog Street” (written at Chaffey Community College)

Some Things Never Change: Views of Santa Ana River Valley from Riverdale Acres; Political rallies, Wishbone Mountain, Swimmin’ Hole

A Tale of Two Houses: Our family of four in six hundred square feet; A house built from surplus concrete blocks.

Blowing in the Wind: Santa Ana Wind patterns; Sand; Effects of urbanization; Two vivid memories.

EASTVALE IMAGES: Santa Ana River: Peaceful stream or raging torrent? A “slide show” running backward: Incorporated city; The dairy era; Diversified farms (My first job).

Loren P Meissner biography.

Meissner Family Web Site