Site of U.S. Rabbit Experimental Station

Site of U.S. Rabbit Experimental Station (HMY76)

Location: Fontana, CA 92335 San Bernardino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 6.094', W 117° 26.672'

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In March 1928, the Federal Government established the first and only experimental station in the United States devoted solely to research on the breeding and raising of rabbits on a five-acre property donated by A. B. Miller of Fontana. The station successfully pioneered new techniques of rabbit care and breeding until 1965 when the City of Fontana acquired the property for use as a senior citizens facility.
HM NumberHMY76
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number950
Year Placed1984
Placed ByDepartment of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Fontana Historical Society, the City of Fontana, and the Billy Holcomb Chapter , ECV
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 11:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 458997 N 3773506
Decimal Degrees34.10156667, -117.44453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.094', W 117° 26.672'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 5.64" N, 117° 26' 40.32" W
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Area Code(s)909
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8384 Cypress Ave, Fontana CA 92335, US
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