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California
Marin Headlands
Nike Missile Site 88-L
Address
Marin Headlands CA
Phone
Web Site www.nikemissile.org/
Description
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Military

California
Marysville
Bok Kai Temple
D Street and First Street
Marysville CA 95901
Phone ******
Web Site *****
Description center of local Chinese life since 1854, temple still operates and sponsors major annual festival
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Church
Group Identity Chinese
Era 1880

California
Merced
Courthouse Museum & Merced County Historical Society
21st & N Streets
Merced CA  95340
Phone 209 385-6868
Web Site http://www.mercedmuseum.org/
Description located in 1875 courthouse, life of Great Central Valley, period rooms
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 05/05/2003

  CA

  Monrovia

  Monrovia Old House Preservation Group

  PO Box 734

  Monrovia  CA          91017    

  Phone   626 358-7822

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail  mailto:admin@mohpg.com

  Description  active local preservation group, tours, events, grant program

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Preservation

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:  12/29/2005
 

  CA

  Oroville

  Chinese Temple

  1500 Broderick

  Oroville  CA   95965    

  Phone  530 538-2496

  Web Site http://www.cityoforoville.org/chinesetemple.html

  Alt Web http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/oroville.html

  Description  chapels for Taoism, Confucianism & Buddhism, with Tapestry Hall,

                    puppets, and costumes

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Building Type  Church

  Collection A-F  Costume

  Collection N-Z  Tapestry

  Group Identity  Chinese

  Era  1863

  New or Updated:   2/12/2007

California
Pacific Grove
Point Pinos Lighthouse
End of Monterey Peninsula
Pacific Grove CA
Phone 
408 648-3116
Web Site  http://www.lhls.com/point.html
Description  Built 1855, fenced off & surrounded by a golf course - limited weekend hours
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Lighthouse
Owner/Operator: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

California
Pacific Palisades
Friends of Villa Aurora
520 Paseo Miramar
Pacific Palisades CA 90272
Phone
310 454-4231
Web Site
http://www.villa-aurora.org/institution.about.english.html
E-mail
mailto:infola@villa-aurora.org
Alt Web
http://www.usc.edu/isd/locations/ssh/special/fml/Villa_Aurora.html
Description
artist in residence program in one time home of writer Lion Feuchtwanger
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility
Architecture
Group Identity
German
New or Updated:
05/14/2003

California
Represa
Folsom Prison Museum
300 Prison Road
PO Box 71
Represa CA  95671
Phone  916 985-2561
Web Site  http://www.cdc.state.ca.us/facility/instfol.htm
Alt Web  http://www.stevenmenke.com/FolsomPrisonMuseum.htm
Description near the entrance to the prison, documents, artifacts, video
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Prison
Research /Reading Library

 

 

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California
Sacramento
California State Capitol
10th St
Sacramento CA  95814
Phone 916 324-0333
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place
Building Type 
Capitol
Nature of Group or Site 
Government

Governor's Mansion
1526 H Street
Sacramento CA  95814
Phone  916 323-3047
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Building
Building Type Governors Mansion
Nature of Group or Site Government

 
  California
San Francisco
Alcatraz
Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay
San Francisco CA
Phone 415 705-1042
Alt Phone  415 705-5555
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/alcatraz/
E-mail  goga_alcatraz@nps.gov
Alt Web Fort Alcatraz
Description  probably the most famous US prison, the island is accessible only by ferry - advance reservations suggested
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type  Prison

Coit Tower
1 Telegraph Hill
San Francisco CA
Phone 415 274-0203
Web Site
Description 
recently restored Depression-era landmark features views and murals
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus  Arts

 
 

  CA

  San Juan Capistrano

  Mission San Juan Capistrano

  26801 Ortega Highway

  San Juan Capistrano  CA   92675    

  Phone  949 234-1300

  Web Site http://missionsjc.com/

  Description  "Birthplace of Orange County", 10 acres of gardens, chapel; Padres,

                    Industrial, soldiers area

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Mission

  New or Updated:  1/5/2007


California
San Marino
El Molino Viejo Museum
1120 Old Mill Road
San Marino CA  91108
Phone 626 449-5458
Web Site  http://www.cityofsanmarino.org/city/pts_of_int/oldmill.html
Description  adobe and brick grist mill, originally built to support Mission San Gabriel
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type  Mill
Era  1816

California
Santa Barbara
Santa Ines Mills
Address
Santa Barbara CA
Phone
Web Site http://www.sbthp.org/mills.htm
Description New England style grist mill constructed for mission by captured Yankee craftsman
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mill
Era 1820
New or Updated: 06/03/2003

California
Shafter
Green Hotel
530 James Street
Shafter CA 93263
Phone 661 746-1913
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.shafter.com/quality.htm
Description restored hotel. Tours by appointment
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Hotel/Inn
Era 1913
New or Updated: 06/09/2003

  CA

  Soledad

  Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad

  36641 Fort Romie Road

  PO Box 515

  Soledad CA  93960    

  Phone  831 678-2586

  Web Site  http://www.cityofsoledad.com/tourism/missionSoledad.cfm

  Alt Web http://www.californiamissions.com/cahistory/soledad.html

  Description  mission founded in 1791 flooded 3 times, current church started in

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type Church

  New or Updated:  9/25/2007


California
Solvang
Mission Santa Ines
Address
Solvang CA
Phone
Web Site
www.missionsantaines.org/
Alt Web
http://www.sbthp.org/mills.htm
Description
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Building Type
Mission
New or Updated:
06/04/2003

California
Upland
Chaffey Communities Cultural
525 West 18th St
Upland CA 91784
Phone  909 982-8010
Web Site  http://www.culturalcenter.org/
Description arts center on 5 acre site, centered on historic church, with 2 acre lemon grove
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Arts
Building Type  Church
Kind of Activity  Performance

California
Yermo
Calico Ghost Town
36600 Ghost Town Road
Yermo CA  92398
Phone  760 254-2122
Web Site  www.calicotown.com
Toll Free  800 TO CALICO
Description  One time ghost town now thrives with businesses in old buildings
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Ghost Town
Field of Study/Science Facility  Old Town
 
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