Lecture: Early Lot Sales

Oct 21 3:30pm-4:30pm
Santa Monica History Museum 1350 7th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401

During a time of westward expansion and California’s admission into the American Union, Colonel Robert Symington Baker and Senator John Percival Jones arrived in what became Santa Monica. On July 15, 1875 these two men held a land auction that gave rise to our great city.

Photo: Water and Power Associates

Guest speaker and Santa Monica Conservancy docent Michael Burton will give a lively presentation on early Santa Monica history, including early native settlements and the events leading up to the first lot sales that started it all. This history lecture is free and all are welcome.