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23rd November
2010
written by Richard

Grossmont . . . It is the chosen spot of many of the gifted in art, literature and science as a place where they may establish a quiet home, with delightful climate, beauty of surroundings and the peace that comes from dwelling in high places.  –Overland Monthly, March 1912

One of San Diego’s most picturesque communities is named for a man poorly remembered today.  William B. Gross, namesake of “Grossmont” came to San Diego in about 1903 after a chance meeting with Ed Fletcher, a young produce salesman with an eye for opportunity . . .

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