On Skyline Blvd (California Route 269) 0.1 miles north of Hydril Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Eighth Street east of Douty Street, on the right when traveling east.
Built with funds donated by philanthropist
Andrew Carnegie, this building served as
Hanford's Public Library from the time it opened
in February of 1906 until it was replaced by
a new library in 1968. It now houses a local
historical museum. — — Map (db m153547) HM
On 14th Avenue, 0.2 miles north of Elder Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Here on May 11, 1880, during a dispute over land titles between settlers and railroad, 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 m154063) HM
On Douglas Avenue, 0.3 miles west of 12 3/4 Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Founded in 1856 by L.A. Whitmore who operated first Kings River ferry crossing. After 1858 town became stopping place for Butterfield stages. Toll bridge superseded ferry in 1873. On December 26, 1873, Tiburcio Vasquez and bandit gang made bold raid . . . — — Map (db m158224) HM
On 19 1/2 Avenue (State Highway 41) at Lacy Boulevard when traveling south on 19 1/2 Avenue.
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