Daeida Wilcox Beveridge

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Daeida Hartell Wilcox Beveridge (1861 – August 7, 1914) donated land to help in the development of Hollywood, west of Los Angeles, California, in 1887.wikipedia
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Hollywood

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Daeida Hartell Wilcox Beveridge (1861 – August 7, 1914) donated land to help in the development of Hollywood, west of Los Angeles, California, in 1887.
Daeida Wilcox learned of the name Hollywood from Ivar Weid, her neighbor in Holly Canyon (now Lake Hollywood) and a prominent investor and friend of Whitley's.

Hicksville, Ohio

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Born in Hicksville, Ohio, Daeida was the daughter of farmers Amelia and John Emerson Hartell, and attended private school in Hicksville and later public school in Canton, Ohio.
Daeida Wilcox Beveridge - with her husband, developed the Los Angeles suburb of Hollywood

Harvey Henderson Wilcox

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She married prohibitionist Harvey Henderson Wilcox, and they moved to Kansas.
Harvey Henderson Wilcox (1832 – March 19, 1891) owned a ranch west of the city of Los Angeles, which his wife Daeida named Hollywood, and that they founded together in 1887.

Paul de Longpré

For cultural enhancement, she also donated land for three churches, and her own residence's 3 prime lots on Cahuenga Boulevard and Prospect (Hollywood Boulevard) to the painter Paul de Longpré, for an estate including extensive flower gardens, and a Mission Revival style mansion with a public art gallery.
Daeida Wilcox, with husband H. H. Wilcox the founders of Hollywood, was so eager to attract culture to the town that she gave him her homesite for his estate, three lots on Cahuenga on the north of Prospect for only 3 of his paintings.

Los Angeles

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Daeida Hartell Wilcox Beveridge (1861 – August 7, 1914) donated land to help in the development of Hollywood, west of Los Angeles, California, in 1887. In 1886 they moved to Southern California and in 1887 purchased a 120 acre ranch of apricot and fig groves, outside of Los Angeles at the foot of the Hollywood Hills.

Canton, Ohio

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Born in Hicksville, Ohio, Daeida was the daughter of farmers Amelia and John Emerson Hartell, and attended private school in Hicksville and later public school in Canton, Ohio.

Ohio

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Born in Hicksville, Ohio, Daeida was the daughter of farmers Amelia and John Emerson Hartell, and attended private school in Hicksville and later public school in Canton, Ohio.

Prohibitionism

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She married prohibitionist Harvey Henderson Wilcox, and they moved to Kansas.

Southern California

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In 1886 they moved to Southern California and in 1887 purchased a 120 acre ranch of apricot and fig groves, outside of Los Angeles at the foot of the Hollywood Hills.

Hollywood Hills

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In 1886 they moved to Southern California and in 1887 purchased a 120 acre ranch of apricot and fig groves, outside of Los Angeles at the foot of the Hollywood Hills.

Hollywood Reservoir

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Daeida learned of the name Hollywood from Ivar Weid, her neighbor in Holly Canyon (now Lake Hollywood) and a prominent L.A. investor.

Cahuenga Boulevard

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For cultural enhancement, she also donated land for three churches, and her own residence's 3 prime lots on Cahuenga Boulevard and Prospect (Hollywood Boulevard) to the painter Paul de Longpré, for an estate including extensive flower gardens, and a Mission Revival style mansion with a public art gallery. Wilcox Avenue — a north/south street, 1 block west of Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood and Hancock Park, Los Angeles.

Mission Revival architecture

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For cultural enhancement, she also donated land for three churches, and her own residence's 3 prime lots on Cahuenga Boulevard and Prospect (Hollywood Boulevard) to the painter Paul de Longpré, for an estate including extensive flower gardens, and a Mission Revival style mansion with a public art gallery.

Hancock Park, Los Angeles

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Wilcox Avenue — a north/south street, 1 block west of Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood and Hancock Park, Los Angeles.

United States Post Office (Hollywood, California)

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Wilcox Post Office—Hollywood Station (United States Post Office, Hollywood, California).

Hollywood and Vine

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The area was a lemon grove until 1903, when Daeida Beveridge allowed one corner of the dirt intersection on her property to be used for the building of the Hollywood Memorial Church for the local German Methodist population.

Beveridge

Daeida Wilcox Beveridge (1861–1914), co-developer of Hollywood, California

Guaranty Building (Hollywood, California)

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Part of the original Hollywood ranch owned by Horace and Daeida Wilcox, the corner became the first permanent site of the First Methodist Church of Hollywood in 1910.