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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lake Arrowhead in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mountain History Museum

 
 
Mountain History Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allene DuFour, August 21, 2013
1. Mountain History Museum Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1986 as the Crest Forest Historical Society, the Rim of the World Historical Society now operates the Mountain History Museum in this renovated San Bernardino County Firehouse.
Today, in its 25th anniversary year, the society continues its mission to promote, collect and preserve a broad knowledge of mountain history essential to a basic quality of life.
The museum fosters the education and appreciation of history in our mountain communities.
 
Erected 2011 by Native Sons of the Golden West and Arrowhead Parlor #110 NSGW.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 15.691′ N, 117° 12.627′ W. Marker is in Lake Arrowhead, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Peninsula Drive 0 miles east of Rhine Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27176 Peninsula Drive, Lake Arrowhead CA 92352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Club Arrowhead in the Pines (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Daley Road (approx. 2.2 miles away); Memorial to Pauliena LaFuze
Mountain History Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 24, 2011
2. Mountain History Museum Marker
Marker at the dedication.
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Donald S. Wieman (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mormon Lumber Road (approx. 5.1 miles away); Las Flores Ranch / Mojave Trail (approx. 7.3 miles away); Las Flores Ranch Barn (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Arrowhead Landmark (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lake Arrowhead.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to a boulder to the right of the front door to the museum.
 
Regarding Mountain History Museum. The Mountain History Museum opened June 2010 in a restored county fire house in Lake Arrowhead. Under the direction of the Rim of the World Historical Society, the museum is open on weekends June through October annually. Serving multiple communities in the western San Bernardino Mountains, the exhibits and education programs keep alive the local history for residents and visitors to the scenic area. For more information, visit the website rimoftheworldhistory.com.
- Ms. Allene DuFour,
Museum and Collections Manager

 
Also see . . .  Mountain History Museum
Mountain History Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 24, 2011
3. Mountain History Museum Marker
Rim of the World Historical Society President Ron Doutt thanks NSGW Grand President David Allen after the dedication ceremony.
The cement dedication "seal" can be seen on upper right corner of plaque.
. Website of the museum with photos and links to additional history of the area. (Submitted on October 9, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
NSGW Dedication Team & Dignitaries image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 24, 2011
4. NSGW Dedication Team & Dignitaries
Mountain History Museum image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 24, 2011
5. Mountain History Museum
Inside the Mountain History Museum image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 24, 2011
6. Inside the Mountain History Museum
Inside the Mountain History Museum image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 24, 2011
7. Inside the Mountain History Museum
NSGW Marker Dedication Ceremony image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 24, 2011
8. NSGW Marker Dedication Ceremony
Mountain History Museum image. Click for full size.
By Allene DuFour, April 24, 2013
9. Mountain History Museum
As it looks today.
Admission is free and the museum is handicap accessible.
 
 
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