Historical Timeline for Lake Arrowhead
The first non-Indian explorers settle in Little Bear Valley, now known as Lake Arrowhead.
The Mormon Road is expanded up the mountain into Little Bear Valley.
The Daley Canyon Road is constructed.
Little Bear Valley is selected as a location for a reservoir. The dam is expected to provide water to lower elevation properties in the San Bernardino Valley.
The Arrowhead Reservoir Company is formed.
Work starts on the reservoir.
The land for the reservoir is transferred to the Arrowhead Reservoir and Power Company.
The dam constructed to create the reservoir reaches 80% completion.
The Arrowhead Lake Company, a Los Angeles based syndicate, acquires Big Bear Lake and surrounding land consisting of approximately 4,800 acres. The name of the area is renamed Lake Arrowhead.
The dam is completed and a road is constructed along the north shore. Some of the lakeside land is subdivided and sold for private homes. Restrictive covenants are recorded in connection with the development of lots in Arrowhead Woods.
The Los Angeles Turf Club, owners of the Santa Anita Race Track in Arcadia, purchase the lake and surrounding properties known as Arrowhead Woods.
The Lake Arrowhead Development Company is formed. They create 18 residential tracts and an 18 hole golf course.
The Lake Arrowhead Development Company merges with Boise Cascade Corporation. Additional subdivisions are created. More lots are sold.