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Duke Kahanamoku

California, Orange County, Huntington BeachDuke Kahanamoku, three time Olympic gold medalist swimmer, public servant, goodwill ambassador of the State of Hawaii, and considered by many to be the father...

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126 Main Street

California, Orange County, Huntington BeachA stylish two story Zigzag Moderne market was built and operated in 1926 by Roy de Britton and his son Bob. The open air market contained a meat market,...

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Red Hill

California, Orange County, North TustinIn early descriptions it was known as Cerrito De Las Ranas, meaning the Hill of the Frogs. In the 1890s this hill became the scene of mining excitement. Its soil...

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Helena Modjeska

California, Orange County, AnaheimThis statue is the oldest public works of art project of its type in Orange County. Sponsored by the State Emergency Relief Administration, the Anaheim Rotary Club and...

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The 500 Volunteer Soldiers of the Mormon Battalion

California, San Diego County, San DiegoIn the midst of preparations for their exodus to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake, the Mormon pioneers were asked by the United States government to enlist a...

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Joseph B. Douthit

South Carolina, Anderson County, PendletonDirectly behind this marker is the homesite of Joe and Mary Broyles Douthit. Born in Anderson County January 30, 1893, graduate of Clemson University, 1914....

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Site Of The Flight Of The Gossamer Condor

California, Kern County, ShafterThis plaque at Shafter Airport commemorates the world's first man-powered flight to complete the Kremer Circuit, August 23, 1977. The circuit, a figure eight around two...

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The Green Hotel

California, Kern County, ShafterBuilt in 1913 by Kern County Land Company to accommodate prospective land buyers for the settlement of Shafter Listed 1989 National Register of Historic Places Supported...

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The Rochin Adobe

California, Santa Barbara County, Santa BarbaraIn 1856 Senor Jose Maria Rochin purchased for $30 the first parcel of land sold within the presidio boundaries. "1st day of October 1856, between the...

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A Very Old Fish Story

Minnesota, Wabasha County, Lake CityTen thousand years ago, as the Ice Age was drawing to a close, Wisconsin's fast-flowing Chippewa River carried vast quantities of sand. But where the Chippewa...

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Oldest Photograph

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, PhiladelphiaAmerica’s earliest surviving photograph was made here about Sept. 25, 1839. Using a cigar box and crude lens, Joseph Saxton of the U.S. Mint created an...

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The Manor of Steyning

Pennsylvania, Chester County, Kennett SquareThe Manor of Steyning of 15,500 acres patented byWilliam Penn for "Fatherly Love" and one beaver skin yearly to his daughterLaetitia Penn at Philadelphia,...

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Junipero Serra Museum

California, San Diego County, San DiegoOn this hill July 16, 1769, Padre Junipero Serra and the soldiers of Spain set the royal standard raised the cross and dedicated the Mission San Diego de Alcala...

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Jimmy Carter

Pennsylvania, Delaware County, near CheyneyThis Plaque Erected In Honor ofJIMMY CARTER 38th President of the U.S.A. Commencement Speaker“On the Quad” May 20, 1979 (African Americans • Education •...

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Fanny M Jackson Coppin

Pennsylvania, Delaware County, near CheyneyEducator, writer, humanist, missionary. A former slave, she graduated from Oberlin College in 1865. Principal, Institute for Colored Youth, 1869-1902 (I.C.Y....

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Sylvester Pattie

California, San Diego County, San DiegoLeader of the first party of Americans into Alta California over southern trails Arrived at San Diego Presidio March 27, 1828 An officer in the war of 1812 Born...

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Bagdad Cafe

California, San Bernardino County, Newberry SpringsOriginally built in the 1950s, this world-famous restaurant was the location of the 1988 film, "Bagdad Cafe," which became the new name of the...

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Gun Platform No. 1 - 1945

California, San Diego County, San DiegoThe two larger mounts are 5-inch 51 calibre guns which were found on older battleships. This gun was designed to engage surface craft, especially swift torpedo...

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Gun Platform No. 2 - 1945

California, San Diego County, San DiegoThe three weapons are 3-inch 50 calibre duel purpose guns. Developed in the 1930s, the design was light weight for its time and used until automatic anti-aircraft...

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Mormon Battalion

California, San Diego County, San DiegoNo. 7 Dedicated in commemoration the heroic sacrifice and history-making achievements of theMormon Battalion "whose march over 2000 miles from Council Bluffs,...

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