You probably know that this is the South Pasadena School District building. But did you also know that in 1885 this was South Pasadena’s first school, called the El Centro School?
This is what it looked like then:
Wait… Where did the tower go, you might ask….It has been removed because of earthquake risk, along with the quarter-ton bell that was hanging inside. But you can still find the bell on this property.
#1. Take a walk around the bell and locate the CITY where Vanduzen Co. manufactured it. Enter that here:
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