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Redlands is a small city with population of 68,747 in San Bernardino County, California. The city is located 10 miles (16 km) east of downtown San Bernardino. Incorporated in 1888, the city of Redlands boasts rich historical buildings and museums including:

Museums

  • Redlands Historical Museum: holds various Pictures, Pamphlets, Maps, Yearbooks, Newspapers, manuscripts and books all relating to the rise of Redlands as a navel orange producing mecca to the close knit community is has become today.
  • San Bernardino County Museum: a regional museum with exhibits and collections in cultural and natural history.
  • Redlands Historical Glass Museum: holds displays of American Glassware dating from the early 19th century to contemporary times.
  • Lincoln Memorial Shrine: built in 1932, containing the largest collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia west of the Mississippi River.

Historic Buildings

  • Kimberly Crest House and Gardens: a French château-style home built in 1897.
  • Edwards Mansion: built in 1890 by one of the founders of Redlands, Citrus grower James S. Edwards.
  • Morey Mansion: built in 1890 with the proceeds from the sale of Sarah Morey's citrus nursery.
  • The Barton School House: built in 1877 and is the oldest building in Redlands.
  • A.K. Smiley Public Library: listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

URL

http://www.ci.redlands.ca.us

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