Whittier, California - Historical Landmarks and Entertainment Locations - Places

Places

  • Rose Hills Memorial Park, the largest single-location cemetery in the world, is located at the western edge of the city limits.
  • The Principia Discordia was revealed to its authors in the city's local bowling alley.
  • Whittier is home to the following California Historical Landmarks
    • Pio Pico State Historic Park, California Historical Landmark No. 127: The Casa de Governor Pío Pico/Home of Governor Pío Pico, home of the last Mexican Governor of California.
    • California Historical Landmark No. 646: Grave of George Caralambo, (Greek George):
    • California Historical Landmark No. 681: Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree:
    • California Historical Landmark No. 947: Reform School for Juvenile Offenders (Fred C. Nelles School — Closed May 27, 2004 and currently being redeveloped for business and residential use)
  • Whittier Museum - 6755 Newlin Ave, Whittier 90601. Open to the public Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. and is free of charge
  • Whittier is the home to the following places listed in the National Register of Historic Places:
    • Pio Pico House, 6003 Pioneer Blvd.
    • Hoover Hotel, 7035 Greenleaf Ave.
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 7333 Greenleaf Ave.
    • Standard Oil Building, 7257 Bright Ave.
    • Jonathan Bailey House, 13421 E. Camilla St.
    • National Bank of Whittier Building, 13002 E. Philadelphia
    • Orin Jordan House, 8310 S. Comstock Ave.

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