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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hollister, California

 
Clickable Map of San Benito County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg San Benito County, CA (46) Fresno County, CA (111) Merced County, CA (22) Monterey County, CA (223) Santa Clara County, CA (412) Santa Cruz County, CA (108)  SanBenitoCounty(46) San Benito County (46)  FresnoCounty(111) Fresno County (111)  MercedCounty(22) Merced County (22)  MontereyCounty(223) Monterey County (223)  SantaClaraCounty(412) Santa Clara County (412)  SantaCruzCounty(108) Santa Cruz County (108)
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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1California (San Benito County), Hollister — Cottage Corners
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
2California (San Benito County), Hollister — Hollister Train Service
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
3California (San Benito County), Hollister — San Benito County Vietnam War Memorial
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
4California (San Benito County), Hollister — Site of San Justo Ranch Home
. . . Map (db m26966) HM
5California (San Benito County), Hollister — State Theatre
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
6California (San Benito County), Hollister — Vineyard School1891-1957
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
7California (San Benito County), Hollister — William Clyde "Wino Willie" Forkner, Jr.July 11, 1920 - June 23, 1997
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
8California (Santa Clara County), Hollister — 1843 - Rancho de San Luis Gonzaga - 1931
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
9California (Santa Clara County), Hollister — Bell Station
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
 
Apr. 16, 2021