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Near Arrowhead in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Donald S. Wieman

1900 - 1977

 
 
Donald S. Wieman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, June 18, 2011
1. Donald S. Wieman Marker
Inscription.  In 1932, during the Great Depression, California launched a large public works project to aid recovery. A major component was the construction of masonry walls, parapets and fountains along the historic "Rim of the World" highway. This work, widely acclaimed for its beauty and craftsmanship, was the handiwork of Donald S. Wieman. This vista point is dedicated to his memory.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 34° 13.442′ N, 117° 14.344′ W. Marker is near Arrowhead, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Rim of the World Highway (State Highway 18), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25490 Rim of the World Highway, Rimforest CA 92378, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Daley Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lake Arrowhead Veterans Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Memorial to Pauliena LaFuze (approx. 3 miles away); Mountain History Museum
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); Club Arrowhead in the Pines (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mormon Lumber Road (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Arrowhead Landmark (approx. 4.4 miles away); Historic Cannon (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Donald S. Wieman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, June 18, 2011
2. Donald S. Wieman Marker
Donald S. Wieman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, June 18, 2011
3. Donald S. Wieman Marker
Donald S. Wieman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, June 18, 2011
4. Donald S. Wieman Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 1,280 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 2, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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