Presidents, Activists, Celebrities… Oh My! Movers and Shakers at the Mission Inn. The Glenwood Hotel, circa 1880. T he Glenwood Mission Inn, circa 1905-1910. President William Howard Taft and his infamous chair. . President Roosevelt replanting one of Riverside’s
Movers and Shakers
at the Mission Inn.
The Glenwood Mission Inn, circa 1905-1910.
parent Navel Orange trees, 1903.
Booker T. Washington stayed at the Mission Inn in 1914, and later wrote Frank Miller about his stay.
*Letter courtesy of the Riverside Metropolitan Museum
Dear Mr. Miller, later wrote Frank Miller about his stay.
When beautiful dreams are realized they enter lives dark as night and change their blackness into light.
Other notable visitors include… later wrote Frank Miller about his stay.
Susan B. Anthony
John F. Kennedy visited the Mission Inn as part of a five day Institute of World Affairs conference in 1940.
He attended while still a student at Harvard, and drafted summaries for round table discussions.
Ronald and Nancy Reagan honeymooned at the Inn, 1952.