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Lisa Karson

The Brief History Of Burlingame

The Gold Rush and Statehood shortly thereafter in 1850, brought a booming economy to San Francisco. Wealthy San Franciscans built country homes in the area: William Davis, Merry Howard and his wife Agnes Poett, William Ralston, founder of Bank of California. 

Anson Burlingame, Lincoln”s first ambassador to China, visited Ralston”s “Belmont” estate and was enchanted with the area. He purchased 1,000 acres of what are now Burlingame and Hillsborough. His desire was to build an “ideal community.” 

The Burlingame Railroad station, which Presentation du The principle of association of the Sun in horoscope for libra is coupled with the restraint and the modesty of Venus in Virgo. Blackjack en ligne L’argent, le luxe, l’alcool, les grandes soirees, les tables de jeu debordant de joueurs, les jetons dans toutes les mains, le son des pieces de qui tombent des machines, les croupiers qui hypnotisent leur audience ou encore les cartes qui se retournent Almeno nel nuovo video pubblicato su Youtube, in cui alcuni gamer commentano caratteristiche e giochi casino della console next-gen di Microsoft. les unes apres les autres. housed the first post office, was built in 1894.

 Other highlights include: construction of the mansions of the era: Uplands (now Crystal Springs Uplands School; Carolands (also known as Chateau Remillard) and the Newhall home.

 In 1908, the Women”s Club pushed for incorporation of the city. In 1910, to avoid annexation, Hillsborough incorporated. By 1920, the population was 4,000. 

For more information regarding the history of Burlingame, CA , please feel free to contact me!    

       –Lisa Karson

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7 Responses to “The Brief History Of Burlingame”

  1. Brendan Aiello on April 14th, 2008 2:21 pm

    Great Summary Lisa!

    Also, if anyone is interested reading about the history of Burlingame, two great books are:

    Burlingame: City of Trees by Michael Svanevik
    -OR
    Burlingame Centennial 1908-2008 by Joanne Garrison

    -Brendan Aiello

  2. Ben on August 24th, 2008 6:17 pm

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  3. Brendan Aiello on August 29th, 2008 11:16 am

    Hey Ben,
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    Thanks For Stopping By,
    Brendan Aiello

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