What is the Uptown Whittier district?
What is the history of the city of Whittier?
- A Map of the Quaker Colony (future City of Whittier) as it was originally laid out by the Pickering Land and Water Company in 1887 (Source: City of Whittier) As the community’s Quaker foundation soon took root, it led to the City of Whittier’s incorporation in 1898 with 585 residents.
Why join the Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce?
- It is the mission of the Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce to promote and develop the economic, cultural and civic welfare of Whittier by offering our members superior business networking events, business development and educational opportunities, marketing assistance and legislative advocacy.
What happened to the gerkins ranch in Whittier?
- The ranch house is now a State Historic Park in Whittier. By 1879, Gerkins sold his property to John Thomas, who established a 1,259-acre ranch in present day Whittier.
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