Sharing History on Double Duty at the Homestead and in Chino Hills

by Paul R. Spitzzeri Baseball Hall of Famer and Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks once reportedly said, "It's a beautiful day—let's play two."  On those rare occasions like today, I could easily adapt the great infielder's quote and exclaim, "It's a beautiful day—let's give two talks." The first presentation was at the Homestead for customers... Continue Reading →

Native California Indians in the Annual Message and Reports of President Franklin Pierce, December 1853, Part 2

by Paul R. Spitzzeri The very interesting and detailed information found in reports published with the annual message of President Franklin Pierce in December 1853 for the House of Representatives and one of which is in the Homestead's collection, includes some remarkable material about California's native aboriginal Indians. As introduced in the first part of... Continue Reading →

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