History


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Apr 2016
A LITTLE PARK ESTATES HISTORY, PART 1

While it might surprise some of you, the area we call “Park Estates” was not always the beautiful and tranquil place it is today with upscale homes and tree lined streets. In fact, up until the mid-1940’s, this area was just part of the huge Rancho Los Alamitos tract that was owned by Susan Bixby Bryant, one of the remaining relatives of the storied Bixby family. This family owned large swaths of the land in what is now Los Angeles and Orange counties beginning in the mid-1800s. Up through the first half of the 20th century, the area......

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