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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

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Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

Presidents, Activists, Celebrities… Oh My!

Movers and Shakers

at the Mission Inn.


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

The Glenwood Hotel, circa 1880.


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

The Glenwood Mission Inn, circa 1905-1910.


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

President William Howard Taft and his infamous chair.


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

President Roosevelt replanting one of Riverside’s

parent Navel Orange trees, 1903.


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

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


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

Dear Mr. Miller,

When beautiful dreams are realized they enter lives dark as night and change their blackness into light.

Sincerely yours

Helen Keller

March 1915


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

Other notable visitors include…

Andrew Carnegie

John Muir

Jacob Riis

Susan B. Anthony


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

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.


Presidents activists celebrities oh my movers and shakers at the mission inn

Richard and Pat Nixon were married at the Mission Inn, 1940.

Ronald and Nancy Reagan honeymooned at the Inn, 1952.


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