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Menifee in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Kings Inn

 
 
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By Craig Baker, July 1, 2021
1. Kings Inn Marker
Inscription.  Del Webb's Kings Inn, an Old English motif motor hotel, provided lodging and meals for guests visiting Sun City in the early 1960's. Both the Inn and Webb's Sun City active retirement community were modeled after his first development in Sun City, Arizona. Features here included the King Arthur Room for dining and dancing, the Chalice Room cocktail lounge, a coffee house and 60 motel rooms.
 
Erected 2016 by Menifee Valley Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 33° 42.574′ N, 117° 11.338′ W. Marker is in Menifee, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on Bradley Road, 0.1 miles south of Cherry Hills Drive, on the right when traveling south. Located at Menifee Fire Station 7. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28349 Bradley Rd, Sun City CA 92586, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Newport Ranch (approx. 1˝ miles away); 1890 Menifee School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fred McCall Family
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By Craig Baker, July 1, 2021
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); 1918 Romoland School (approx. 2˝ miles away); Motte Brothers (approx. 2.7 miles away); Kirkpatrick Family (approx. 2.8 miles away); James B. Ferrell Ranch (approx. 2.9 miles away); Quail Valley Country Club (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menifee.
 
Regarding Kings Inn. Sun City California is a master-planned community designed for senior citizens over age 55. The four-square-mile residential community has a public golf course, two recreation centers with tennis courts and swimming pools, and a commercial center of supermarkets and small retail shops for local residents. It was one of four "Sun Cities" designed by Del Webb who created retirement communities in Nevada, Florida, and his most popular location in Arizona, which also had a hotel called Kings Inn. The Del Webb Construction Company also built the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
 
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3. Kings Inn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on July 27, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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