Digging up the Past series: The Mira Mar Restaurant and Hotel-Whittwood
- Date: 01/30/2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
- Location: Whittwood Branch Library
10537 Santa Gertrudes Ave.
Whittier, California 90603
the Couts family home. First converted to a restaurant in the 1930s, it expanded over the decades to include a hotel, coffee shop, and nautical‐themed bar.
Project excavations near the property last year turned up a host of artifacts from the Mira Mar’s past. This lecture, presented by Annemarie Cox, one of the
archaeologists on the project, will describe how compliance archaeology can produce collections that are quite “revealing”. Tickets available at both libraries.
In light of the Safer at Home Health Order, all Whittier Reads events have been cancelled. We look forward to resuming our activities as circumstances permit. Please watch for updates on future Whittier Public Library Foundation events.