|► California (Kings County), Avenal — Discovery of Kettleman North Dome —|
|On October 5, 1928, about four miles northeast of here, Milham Oil Company's Elliott Number One blew in out of control, thus discovering the giant oil and gas reservoir underlying the North Dome of Kettleman Hills. To date this field has produced . . . — — Map (db m67198) HM|
|► California (Kings County), Hanford — 245 — Mussel Slough Tragedy —|
|Here on May 11, 1880, during a dispute over land titles between settlers and railroads. A fight broke out during which seven men lost lives -- two deputy U.S. Marshals and five ranchers. Legal struggle over titles finally compromised. — — Map (db m40949) HM|
|► California (Kings County), Lemoore — 206 — El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos —|
|This restored adobe, second oldest in San Joaquin Valley, built by Daniel Rhoades, who came to California in 1846 by overland caravan. Rhoades and his brother, John, among organizers of the first expedition to rescue the Donner party at Donner Lake. . . . — — Map (db m66412) HM|
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May. 28, 2020