An 1858 survey map of Rancho San Pascual, out of which Pasadena and the neighboring communities were carved. Much of the rancho is depicted on the map as a flat plain, bordered to the north by the San Gabriel Mountains and to the west by the “Cañada of the Arroyo Seco.”
To learn more about the history of the area, don’t miss L.A. as Subject’s latest post, “Pasadena at 125: Early History of the Crown City,” on KCET’s SoCal Focus blog. 

An 1858 survey map of Rancho San Pascual, out of which Pasadena and the neighboring communities were carved. Much of the rancho is depicted on the map as a flat plain, bordered to the north by the San Gabriel Mountains and to the west by the “Cañada of the Arroyo Seco.”

To learn more about the history of the area, don’t miss L.A. as Subject’s latest post, “Pasadena at 125: Early History of the Crown City,” on KCET’s SoCal Focus blog.