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CHL No. 289 First home of Pomona College - Los Angeles


NO. 289 FIRST HOME OF POMONA COLLEGE - Pomona College, incorporated October 14, 1887, held its first class in this small frame cottage on September 12, 1888. Those in attendance consisted of a mere handful of eager students, five faculty members, and the president, Professor Edwin C. Norton. Five months later, in January 1889, the college moved to an unfinished boom hotel on a plot of land in the town of Claremont.


SW corner Mission Blvd and S White St, Pomona
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CHL #289 First home of Pomona College Marker