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Whittier

Community Tuesday: Whittier Neighborhood

Whittier Elementary school students between 1927 and 1929

New Community Alert! A community for the Whittier Neighborhood was created last week. Whittier is right next door to the Five Points Neighborhood

The neighborhood was named after John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), who was a nineteenth-century America poet and abolitionist.