Kimberly Crest

Kimberly Crest (HMYFN)

Location: Redlands, CA 92373 San Bernardino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 2.302', W 117° 10.422'

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Mary Kimberly Shirk, an advocate for women's education and acting president of Scripps College during World War II, made a gift of her home, Kimberly Crest, to the people of Redlands. The house, an excellent example of Chateauesque architecture designed by the firm of Dennis and Farwell, was constructed in 1897. Mrs. Shirk's parents purchased it in 1905, adding the magnificent Italian style gardens, designed by Parkinson and Bergstrom, in 1909. Mrs. Shirk's father, J. Alfred Kimberly, was a founder of the Kimberly-Clark Paper Company. Her mother, Helen Cheney Kimberly, was a strong supporter of the woman's club movement.
Marker Number1019
Year Placed1997
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Kimberly-Shirk Association and the Redlands Area Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 483966 N 3766423
Decimal Degrees34.03836667, -117.17370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 2.302', W 117° 10.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 2' 18.12" N, 117° 10' 25.32" W
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Area Code(s)909
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1325 Prospect Dr, Redlands CA 92373, US
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