“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Desert Center, California

Clickable Map of Riverside County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Riverside County, CA (223) Imperial County, CA (52) Orange County, CA (448) San Bernardino County, CA (314) San Diego County, CA (368) La Paz County, AZ (33)  RiversideCounty(223) Riverside County (223)  ImperialCounty(52) Imperial County (52)  (448) Orange County (448)  SanBernardinoCounty(314) San Bernardino County (314)  SanDiegoCounty(368) San Diego County (368)  LaPazCountyArizona(33) La Paz County (33)
Riverside is the county seat for Riverside County
Desert Center is in Riverside County
      Riverside County (223)  
      Imperial County (52)  
      Orange County (448)  
      San Bernardino County (314)  
      San Diego County (368)  
      La Paz County, Arizona (33)  
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1 California, Riverside County, Desert Center — Barren or BountifulJoshua Tree National Park
It seems to me that the strangest and wonder of existence are emphasized here, in the desert, by the comparative sparcity of the flora and fauna: life not crowded upon life…with a generous gift of space for each herb and bush and tree, each stem . . . Map (db m92513) HM
2 California, Riverside County, Desert Center — 14 — Corn Springs
Mortar holes and rock paintings mark this as a one time Indian habitation. Gold and silver prospectors found the spring flowing as late as the 1920s. One of them, Gus Lederer, gave up roving and became known as "Mayor of Corn Springs." He lived in a . . . Map (db m63887) HM
3 California, Riverside County, Desert Center — 41 — Eagle Mountain Iron Reported missing
The Iron Chief, Black Eagle and other mines produced gold at Eagle Mountain between 1881 and 1900 from ores containing as much as 54 per cent iron. L.S. Barnes secured options and sold the mines to Southern Pacific Railroad in 1909. Kaiser Steel . . . Map (db m124247) HM
4 California, Riverside County, Desert Center — 11 — Gus Lederer 1868-1932
Prospector Burro Fancier Vegetable Gardener "Mayor of Corn Springs"Map (db m78596) HM
5 California, Riverside County, Desert Center — Palen PassPalen Maneuver Area
The Palen Pass Maneuver Area was the largest training zone within the Desert Training Center/California-Arizona Maneuver Area. Various exercises occurred, including the mock battles of Palen Pass and Southern California, which involved two Divisions . . . Map (db m172166) HM WM
6 California, Riverside County, Desert Center — Where Are The Joshua Trees?Joshua Tree National Park
A common question asked by visitors entering Joshua Tree National Park through the southern entrance is “Where are the Joshua trees?” Sometime the Mojave yucca, a close relative is mistaken, for a Joshua tree. The reality is that Joshua . . . Map (db m92514) HM
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Feb. 25, 2024