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The Fuller Family

The Fuller family was heavily involved in the local farming industry. Glenwood (1878 – 1951), Celesta (1879 – 1935), and their two sons, Austin (1904 – 1996) and Mort (1912 – Unknown), were farmers at their property in Redman.

The Fuller’s were known for their development of the “Antelope Melon”, a type of cantaloupe, which they grew on their 30-acre farm. During the 1930s, these delicious and meaty melons were sold to markets across the Antelope Valley and were served at the best restaurants and hotels throughout Los Angeles.

"Gurba, Norma H. Legendary Locals of the Antelope Valley. Arcadia, 2013.

Photo courtesy of MOAH Collections"


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