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Newhall Travel Guide: 27 reviews and 90 photos
Mr. Henry Mayo Newhall was a very enterprising businessman who bought up land in 1875, for only $2 an acre of the vast 470,000 acres of the Rancho San Francisco, which was owned by Spanish missionaries in the early 1800s. Ranches back then were having a tough time due to drought and was selling off their land. Mr. Newhall was a savvy business and was purchasing default lands loans. It was during this time he sold land to the Southern Pacific's Railroad line because he knew by having a train station would bring commerce, people, and a town. Southern Pacific did move in and the town started popping around the station and it was named, "Newhall."
- Pros:Lots to see!
- Cons:Traffic is not great!
- In a nutshell:Beautiful old community!
Sadly first of all the markers are missing and probably been missing a long time. As young folks we use to ride along... more travel advice
Located within the gates, but just to the left of the guard shelter incase to protect is a real historical horse drawn... more travel advice
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