“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Downey, California

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Los Angeles is the county seat for Los Angeles County
Downey is in Los Angeles County
      Los Angeles County (1266)  
      Kern County (315)  
      Orange County (392)  
      San Bernardino County (286)  
      Ventura County (149)  
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1California (Los Angeles County), Downey — Apollo Boilerplate 12 — America’s Spaceship Factory —
The Apollo Boilerplate 12 was the first full-sized capsule used to test the launch escape system of the Apollo spacecraft program. It was launched atop a Little Joe II booster rocket at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on May 13, . . . Map (db m204946) HM
2California (Los Angeles County), Downey — Bob’s Big BoyGrand Opening Oct. 19, 2009 — Downey, California —
This building is a great example of the “Googie style” coffee shops and drive-in restaurants that once dotted the Southern California landscape. Googie Architecture called for buildings to read as signs to attract customers. Built in . . . Map (db m149050) HM
3California (Los Angeles County), Downey — The Speedee McDonald's StoreDowney, California
This is the oldest existing McDonald's hamburger stand in the world. Its neon arches and red and white tile have become an icon of the California car culture of the 1950s. The towering neon chef, "Speedee," was McDonald's first mascot and . . . Map (db m51959) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022