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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KY_union-cemetery_Redwood-City-CA.html
Union Cemetery's name reflects the controversy that erupted in the Civil War, three years after the cemetery's beginnings in 1859. Pro- and anti- slavery feelings ran high in California, and the founders of the cemetery strongly opposed the secess…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KX_forbes-flour-mill_Los-Gatos-CA.html
This is all that remains of the four-story stone flour mill built in 1854 by James Alexander Forbes. The town that grew around this building was first called Forbes Mill, then Forbestown, and finally Los Gatos.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1GA_michelle-carew-community-courtyard_Anaheim-CA.html
This courtyard was dedicated September 17th 1999 in loving memory of Michelle Carew. Her spirited battle against leukemia raised awareness of the National Marrow Donor Program throughout this country. In the process, her legacy has saved countless…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1FN_webster-school_Markleeville-CA.html
This building was designed by Frederic J. DeLongchamps, a designer and engineer of mining, born in Reno, Nevada, on June 2, 1882, and educated in Nevada. He designed 500 buildings, including schools, courthouses, commercial structures, and residen…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1FM_alpine-county-historical-complex_Markleeville-CA.html
The construction of this historical complex was initiated in 1964, "Alpine County's Centennial Year", by the Historical Society of Alpine County. With concerted effort and fortitude it was completed and duly dedicated as a historical landmark on J…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DI_old-log-jail_Markleeville-CA.html
In 1875, the Alpine County seat was moved from Silver Mountain (Kongsberg) to Markleeville. A new jail being needed, a foundation was laid using logs. The iron cells from the old jail were placed thereon and using the mortise and tenon method the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DH_old-webster-school_Markleeville-CA.html
Built by the citizens of Markleeville in 1882 it remained in operation until 1929 when the new Webster School was completed. In 1966, with the old school on the verge of total destruction, the Historical Society of Alpine County began to raise fun…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CO_millwood_Miramonte-CA.html
Two miles northwest of here astride Mill Flat Creek is the site of old Millwood. A sawmill town established in 1891. Railroads brought logs here for milling and later lumber from other nearby mills including that which cut the privately owned redw…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CN_sequoia-kings-canyon-national-parks_Sequoia-National-Park-CA.html
United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization MAB Program on Man and the Biosphere By decision of the Bureau of the International Coordinating Council of the Program on Man and the Biosphere, duly authorized to that effect by the c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CH_manzanar_Gloucester-Courthouse-CA.html
In the early part of the World War II, 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry were interned in relocation centers by Executive Order No. 9066, issued on February 19, 1942. Manzanar, the first of ten such concentration camps, was bounded by barbe…
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