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Montecito or Cold Springs School?
updated: Jan 11, 2014, 1:00 PM

By Montecito Historical Archives

A teacher from Paradise, California (north of Chico), generously donated this wonderful 100+ year old photograph to the Montecito Historical Archives.

What is known is that the teacher in the photo is Miss Alice Westwick who received her teaching credentials from Stanford University around 1911-12. Miss Westwick and friend answered an ad soliciting teachers for the Montecito School for Girls (which was located at the Bliss Estate, which is now Casa Dorinda). Miss Westwick was born in 1892.

Alice E. Westwick then became the Principal at this school in Montecito. Since the photo shows both males and females, one can assume that it was not taken at the Montecito School for Girls.

Alice lived on Palm Drive (which may mean that she boarded at Tanglewood [Lotusland today] when Mrs. Stevens opened a boarding house for teachers and students after Kenton Stevens death, and I believe that the school was Cold Spring School. Cold Springs used to be named Palm Drive. Mr. Charles Eaton's Riso Rivo estate in Montecito, California (now known as the El Mirador Estate) was purchased from Kenton Stevens with the stipulation that Mr. Stevens plant palm trees along the road connecting their properties.


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