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The Arroyo Seco Way Back When: Yes, the Arroyo Seco originally belonged to Pasadena’s Native Americans. This photo depicts the cringe-worthy ceremonial transfer of the parkway from the “Indians” to the “White Man” in 1940. We found this astonishing photo and history on Jeff Gates’ terrific blog about the Century Freeway, “In Our Path.”

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