Big Bear Valley History

Big Bear Valley History big bear valley history this is the former big bear valley historical society page, due to political back stabbing i found it necessary to disassociate this page from them

10/05/2013
God's Golden Eye Short

cant wait to see the whole movie! from what i can see, James Ramos and i have the best bits!

This is the story of the tragic desecration of sacred Native American land, on the doorstep of Los Angeles. Description 2,000 years ago Serrano Indians occup...

08/10/2013

well im sorry to say we lost our other person that was helping me with this page, the poor dear has gone to the back stabbing assholes at our historical society

07/07/2013

On this day, July 7th 1858. ABSOLUTELY NOTHING HAPPENED in Big Bear Valley

The names are long gone.Names such as Clapboard Town, Poverty Point and Belleville. Those were the towns, some mere camp...
06/01/2013
SAN BERNARDINO: Memories of a gold miner

The names are long gone.
Names such as Clapboard Town, Poverty Point and Belleville. Those were the towns, some mere camps. The mining operations included the Jacoby, the Leydon and, almost necessarily, the Rattlesnake.
Today, Holcomb Valley — north of Big Bear Lake —- is known more for its campgrounds. It’s hard to imagine the quiet and remote mountain area being home to 10,000 miners. But that’s what the discovery of gold by William “Billy” Holcomb did in 1860.
One of those miners was Sydney P. Waite.

Sydney P. Waite was, among other things, a temporary gold miner during the Holcomb Valley rush in the 1860s

05/12/2013

Wishing the moms out there HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

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222 Scandia Rd
Big Bear Lake, CA
92315

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(909) 659-2205

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Was there any railroads built around Big Bear Lake or Baldwin Lake? I recall when I went up to Big Bear with my folks ages ago, and I might’ve seen a picture of what looked like a Porter saddle-tank located around the area, along with a old mine accessed by a dirt road with a concrete embankment, which in another photograph I saw a railroad track where the dirt road is now. Might anyone here know about what I mentioned?
I need to find someone from historical society. My house is for sale, I have the original 1895 krakauer bros piano that was in the peter plan club and was removed during the fire. My house was owned by Mark Brown son of Coy brown Jr The original constable of bb (Sheriff) I think 1958!?! If it sells with the house renters will destroy it...phone says closed till May...anyone still around who went to Peter Pan club !?! Need help!!!!
NEW!! Mel Blanc Exhibit at the Big Bear History Museum.
Almost dry in the 1940's...
stereograph - c.1898