The Banning Museum, Los Angeles

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  • Nice reception, nice guide. Worth it! Something very different in the new world. Nice to see and less mass tourism and many other places
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  • Phineas Banning came to San Pedro from the east coast in 1851 and thirteen years later he built his Greek Revival residence. It is interesting that during his time Phineas could stand on his porch and...  more »
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  • Eighteenth visit to Banning Park after the Labor Day Parade, great weather, great vibe from the attendees. A wonderful celebration of all gains that have made the labor movement strong even while under attack from government & management. The depth of the park allows for several activities to occur at once. The stage for entertainment & speeches, the various booths for vendors and unions. The food court and gaming areas made for a fun day for everyone.
  • Phineas Banning, the Father of the Harbour, is the namesake on the high school, and was instrumental in the creation of Wilmington, Ca as he purchased the land from the original land grantees to build a harbor for the city of los Angeles in 1858. I can't find the reference, but the bright green neon sign that welcomed ships to the Harbour was a homage to 'the DON'.

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