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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. California's historic marker program is a great way to learn the history of the The Golden State! See waymark creation and logging requirements below.
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California Historical MarkersA.K. SMILEY PUBLIC LIBRARY - Redlands, CA

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The AK Smiley Public Library in Redlands, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersMormon Stockade -- San Bernardino County Courthouse, San Bernardino CA

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A CA historic marker at the west entrance to the 1926 San Bernardino County Courthouse in downtown San Bernardino

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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California Historical MarkersPlank Road - Felicity, CA

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A CA state marker, just a few hundred feet north of the Mexican border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/2/2016

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersAsilomar State Beach and Conference Center - Pacific Grove, CA

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A California plaque at Assilomar Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersHavilah - Bodfish, CA

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A plaque in front of the post office in Bodfish, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersLast Home of Alexis Godey - Bakersfield, CA

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A plaque in Central Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersBanning Park - Wilmington, CA

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The Banning Park in the Wilmington area of Los Angeles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersCharles Krug Winery

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Founded in 1861, this is the oldest winery in the Napa Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 11/17/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersSchramsberg

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Founded in 1862, Schramsberg is the second oldest winery in the Napa Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 11/14/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersLavers Crossing

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In 1854, John C. Reid filed a squatter's claim on this spot - the same year Kern County's first school class was held here. In 1859, David Lavers, with his father and brother, John, built a hotel and stage barn on the old Bull Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14

location: California

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: 7/18/2015

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California Historical MarkersMountain House

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One and one-half miles north of this point stood the site of the Butterfield Stage Station known as Mountain House, operating through present Kern County during 1858-1861. This famous line ran from St. Louis, Missouri, to San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14

location: California

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersCamp Wright - Oak Grove, CA

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One of two state markers in this small rural town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersOak Grove Stage Station - Oak Grove, CA

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One of two state markers in this small rural town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersSanta Ysabel Asistencia Site - Santa Ysabel, CA

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A state marker, in the middle of nowhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersCrystal Cove Historic District - Laguna Beach, CA

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A new California Historical Marker is not even on their website, just yet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersFather Rinaldi's Foundation of 1856 - Shasta, CA

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This historical landmark is located in Shasta in a quiet neighborhood, just off the main highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 7/17/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersMary Austin's Home - CHL No. 229

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The historical marker is located in front of a private home at 253 Market Street in Independence CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Fat Cats

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: 10/3/2015

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California Historical MarkersBattle of Lands Ranch - Modoc County, CA

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This recently-added historical marker resides on the right side of Hwy 139 if you're heading north and notes the site of one of the first battles of the Modoc Indian War of 1872-73.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersGlennville Adobe

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Kern County's oldest residence. Built before Civil War by Thomas Fitzgerald as trading post at junction of two Indian trails. Present Greenhorn Road follows east - west trail (later McFarlane Toll Road) to Kern River mining districts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14

location: California

date approved: 6/7/2015

last visited: 7/18/2015

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California Historical Markers#678 - Lassen Emigrant Trail

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The Lassen Trail was in use during the California Gold Rush from 1848 to 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member two bison

location: California

date approved: 5/12/2015

last visited: 8/10/2011

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California Historical MarkersSite of John York's Cabin, Calistoga

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A hidden California Historical Landmark plaque just off a major intersection on Highway 29 in Calistoga.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersReading's Bar - Redding, CA

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This California Historical Marker is located along Clear Creek Road, about seven miles west of Old Highway 99.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersClear Creek - Redding, CA

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This California Historical Marker is located at the turnoff from Historic Highway 99 leading into a hotel/casino.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersFort Janesville - Janesville, CA

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This historical maker resides on property owned by Janesville Christian Fellowship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/14/2015

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersChiles Grist Mill - St. Helena, CA

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A California historical plaque along Chiles Creek off the beaten path in Napa County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 3/10/2015

last visited: never

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