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Chicken: It's What's for Dinner – Carlsbad History

Chicken: It’s What’s for Dinner – Carlsbad History By Wendy Hinman| Photos courtesy of Ed “Bup” Kentner Jr. A History of the Twin Inns Carlsbad History: At the corner of Elm and old 101—or Carlsbad Boulevard and Carlsbad Village Drive, if you like—stands the anchor of all Carlsbad landmarks. ‘s are . For decades it was…

Twin Inns – Carlsbad Landmark – Now The Land and Water Company

History of the House – Twin Inns – Carlsbad Landmark: In 1883 John A Frazier chose to settle in this area and named it Frazier’s Station. He dug a well for his water supply and later analysis of the deep (over 400 feet) well water showed it to be nearly identical to the water from a famous well, in Karlsbad, Bohemia. To celebrate this fact the name of the area was changed from Frazier’s Station to Carlsbad, CA. Promotion of Carlsbad was begun by the California Southern Railway (Sante Fe) and by the Carlsbad Land and Mineral Water Company. A large hotel was erected near the well (where Alt Karlsbad now stands), and railway waiting rooms across the country featured posters of the new Carlsbad Spa and its miraculous waters. In 1887, the president of the land company, Gerhard Schutte who had…

The Village and Barrio Redesign Meeting

http://carlsbadca.mindmixer.com Like Carlsbad, several communities across the country have been rediscovering historic downtowns as the center of civic life and a source of local and cultural identity. The Village and Barrio Redesign is all about rediscovering our town vision. The City of Carlsbad seeks to develop a master plan for the downtown area, known as the…

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