Benedict Castle: City of Riverside Landmark #13

Location: 5445 Chicago Ave. Date Established: 1922 Date Visited: 10/23/2014 The construction of the Benedict Castle started in 1922 and took about 9 years to finish. It is estimated that the total cost for building the castle was about $300,000. Which back … Continue reading

Parent Navel Orange Tree (Tibbets’ Tree): Riverside City Landmark #15

Location: Corner of Magnolia and Arlington Date Established: 1873 Date Visited: 3/6/10 & 4/18/14 California is world renowned for its citrus industry. It all started back in 1870 William Saunders, a horticulturalist at the United States Department of Agriculture, sent … Continue reading

The Universalist-Unitarian Church: Riverside City Landmark #3

Location: 3525 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501 Date Established: 1891 Date Visited: 4/18/14 “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse … Continue reading