Unknown artist painting, "Jack Rabbit Lodge," early 1900s

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Unknown artist painting, "Jack Rabbit Lodge," early 1900s


The lodge beside the Topanga Lagoon was inhabited by fishermen until prospector William Wills Coolbaugh bought it in 1909. A deputy sheriff burned it down on March 22, 1911, to evict the illegal homesteader.


early 1900s


Digital only


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Alli Acker



“Unknown artist painting, "Jack Rabbit Lodge," early 1900s,” Topanga Historical Society Digital Archive, accessed October 1, 2023, https://topangahistoricalsociety.org/archive/document/1430.