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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hollister, California
Location of Hollister, California
► San Benito County (46) ► Fresno County (111) ► Merced County (22) ► Monterey County (223) ► Santa Clara County (412) ► Santa Cruz County (108)
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|First saloon serving steam beer in this area. Has been here for over 100 years. Owned and operated for many years by Steve Kaelin. Presently owned by Lydia C. and Ray L. Dassel. — — Map (db m62682) HM|
|The Tres Pinos Branch of the Southern Pacific Railroad began train service to Hollister on July 13, 1871. Train service was a main reason the population grew from 300 in 1870 to over 2000 in 1873. Besides passenger service, major commodities shipped . . . — — Map (db m26832) HM|
S Sgt. Robert W. Oates
August 10, 1966
Sp. 4 David Vasquez
March 22, 1967
Sp. 4 Lawrence R. Dodd
May 26, 1967
P.F.C. Gabriel Betancourt
September 19, 1967
P.F.C. Albert Gonzalez
July 23, 1968
P.F.C. Arcadio Torres
August 22, . . . — — Map (db m120468) WM|
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|The State Theatre opened on July, 25, 1930, featuring The Social Lion. The terrazzo sidewalk is all that remains on the once “handsome theatre.” — — Map (db m55216) HM|
|Education was important to settlers in San Benito County, who would start a school with as few as five pupils, a place to hold class and a teacher. Early schools were placed 'about 5 miles apart' because the students had to travel on foot or on . . . — — Map (db m26730) HM|
|Fueled with a zest largely unknown outside of WW II combat vets, Wino Willie Forkner and other early members of the Boozefighters Motorcycle Club partied with other clubs and the citizens of Hollister at its famous 1947 Gypsy Tour. Prominent at the . . . — — Map (db m78353) HM|
|This rancho was a grant from the Mexican goverment (sic) to Jose, Maria, Mejia and Juan Perez Pacheco made November 4, 1843 and signed by Manuel Micheltorena, Mexican governor of the Californias.
The grant contained eleven square leagues . . . — — Map (db m93201) HM|
|A toll road was built over Pacheco Pass in 1857 by Andrew D. Firebaugh. Later in that same year he built a tavern near this site, which became a Butterfield transcontinental stage stop. In 1859 the Pacific and Atlantic Company built a telegraph line . . . — — Map (db m54036) HM|