History & Tourism
If you grew up in this area, you may remember Christmastime at Lazarus Department Store
. Although the store, located at the Richland Mall, has long ago closed and was actually re-opened as the Avita Health System’s Ontario Hospital in 2017, memories of Christmases past at Lazarus remain.
A remembrance of Christmas and a local department store typically means thoughts of visiting Santa. In the case of Lazarus, though, this is also means spending some time with a talking tree. Mr. Tree
, as he was generally referred to, may have frightened you as a child or fascinated you. Read More
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