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California, a landmark history

Joseph Russell Knowland

California, a landmark history

story of the preservation and marking of early day shrines ...

by Joseph Russell Knowland

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Published by Tribune Press in [Oakland, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • California -- History.,
    • California -- Historic houses, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joseph R. Knowland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF862 .K68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 245 p.
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6432370M
      LC Control Number42005610
      OCLC/WorldCa4186297

        California is the third-largest state in the union, has one of the biggest economies in the world, and is a major tourist destination, packed . History Of Old Town Clovis California Experience the Charm of Old Town Clovis The town of Clovis was pioneered by the vision of Marcus Pollasky who along with a group of prominent Fresnans raised over $, in to build a single freight stop along the San Joaquin Valley Railroad, opening a gateway from the San Joaquin Valley to the east.

        Earl Warren () was a prominent 20th century leader of American politics and law. Elected California governor in , Warren secured major reform legislation during his three terms in office. EXTON, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will designate Tulare Historical Museum in California as a Literary Landmark™ in honor of Tulare County Bicentennial Poet and Poet Laureate Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel. The designation will mark the first woman to be honored with a Literary Landmark in the state of California.

        Hearst castle tour Ref: Wiki Hearst Castle is a National Historic Landmark and California Historical Landmark mansion located on the Central Coast of California, United States.   But also on the landmark list – and featured in a new coffee table book published by the city – are more than 40 homes in varying architectural styles .


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