Banning & Drum Barracks Museums, Wilmington Photos

The General Phineas Banning Residence Museum (1864) and the Drum Barracks (1859) Civil War Museum are close together in the town of Wilmington. Banning is known for building the railroad between the port nearby of San Pedro and downtown Los Angeles in the 1860s.

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General Phineas Banning Residence Museum. Wilmington, CA.Facade of Banning Mansion Museum. Wilmington, CA.Side view of Banning Mansion Museum. Wilmington, CA.Entrance of Banning Mansion Museum. Wilmington, CA.
General Phineas Banning Residence Museum (1864) (401 East M St.). Wilmington, CA. Style: Greek Revival. On National Register.Facade of Banning Mansion Museum. Wilmington, CA.Side view of Banning Mansion Museum. Wilmington, CA.Entrance of Banning Mansion Museum. Wilmington, CA.
Parlor fireplace of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Dining room of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Sideboard in dining room of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Front office of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.
Parlor fireplace of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Dining room of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Sideboard in dining room of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Front office of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.
Sitting room fireplace of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Sitting room fireplace detail of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Drum Barracks , only Civil War-era U.S. Army building still standing in Southern California. Wilmington, CA.Drum Barracks front facade. Wilmington, CA.
Sitting room fireplace of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Sitting room fireplace detail of Banning Mansion. Wilmington, CA.Drum Barracks (1859), only Civil War-era U.S. Army building still standing in Southern California (1053 Cary Ave.). Wilmington, CA. On National Register.Drum Barracks front facade. Wilmington, CA.
Drum Barracks front porch. Wilmington, CA.Drum Barracks entry arch sign. Wilmington, CA.

Drum Barracks front porch. Wilmington, CA.Drum Barracks entry arch sign. Wilmington, CA.


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