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Here on October 28, 1934, an eager audience celebrated the roar of Hetch Hetchy water as it rushed to the Peninsula for the first time. An adequate supply of high-quality drinking water was finally a reality for the Bay Area.
The Australian company British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines DC-6B, VH-BPE, on a scheduled flight from Sydney to San Francisco with a final destination of Vancouver, Canada, crashed on Kings Mountain in San Mateo County during the morning hours of…
World War 11Corporal James Lindsay WilsonV.F.W. Post No. 2310In memoriamto the following Redwood City menwho gave their lives in World War II1941 - 1945Raymond J. Barra · Russell V. Braca · Everett F. Bottena · Robert L. Carre…
(front):To the memory of California's Patriotic dead who served during the war for the UnionMustered out (back):Erected by the grateful people of San MateoAll honor to the nations defenders
This windmill was built in the 1880's on the Solari farm, located at Whipple Avenue and Old County Road in Redwood City. It was move in the 1930's to the new family farm located on Manzanita Street near Middlefield Road and the railroad tracks,…
1st Lieut. 15th U.S. Infty.Born at Aurora, N.Y.August 1, 1842Died at San FranciscoMay 15, 1887At the age of 19 he enlisted in the 1st. Regt. Wis. Volunteer Infty. He fought in the Battles of Falling Water, Chattanoogo (sic), Nashville, Chaplin Hil…
The finest playhouse between San Francisco and San Jose opened here January 20, 1896. In 1921, the building was purchased by Redwood City Masonic Lodge which was instituted August 28, 1863.
(Four markers are mounted on this pedestal.)Diller-Chamberlain General Store(Quong Lee Laundry)726 Main StreetJ.V. Diller had this one-story brick building constructed in 1859 to house his general store, historically significant as San Mateo Count…
You are standing over what was once Redwood City's original waterfront, made up of creeks, tidal basins, and a fresh-water slough, providing the start of lumber, shipping and shipbuilding trades for the area. The tidal basins south of Bradford Str…
Sequoia High School started September 16, 1895 with 53 students attending classes held on the third floor of the Redwood City Grammar School (replaced by the building now housing the Fox Theatre one block down Broadway). At that time, the building…