The Royal Raymond in South Pasadena celebrated its grand opening 132 years ago this month.
The following pictorial of images from that time include the newly-constructed resort hotel, culminating in a Grand Dedication Ball held on November 17, 1886.
The hotel’s first Thanksgiving dinner was celebrated the following week on Thursday, November 25.
Pictorial: The Raymond 1886
To all our South Pas families, we extend to you our best wishes for a harmonious and relaxing Thanksgiving Holiday.
Throwback Thursday is written and produced by Rick Thomas