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Historical Markers in San Bruno, California

 
Clickable Map of San Mateo 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 Mateo County, CA (152) Alameda County, CA (437) San Francisco County, CA (580) Santa Clara County, CA (430) Santa Cruz County, CA (110)  SanMateoCounty(152) San Mateo County (152)  AlamedaCounty(437) Alameda County (437)  SanFranciscoCityandCounty(580) San Francisco City and County (580)  SantaClaraCounty(430) Santa Clara County (430)  SantaCruzCounty(110) Santa Cruz County (110)
San Bruno is in San Mateo County
    San Mateo County (152)
    Alameda County (437)
    San Francisco City and County (580)
    Santa Clara County (430)
    Santa Cruz County (110)
 
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1California (San Mateo County), San Bruno — First Shipboard Landing
On 18 January 1911, Eugene Ely flew a Curtis Pusher biplane from this location, Tanforan Park, and landed on a wooden platform constructed aboard the Navy Cruiser USS Pennsylvania anchored in the San Francisco Bay. The first shipboard . . . Map (db m18414) HM
2California (San Mateo County), San Bruno — Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit Born 1933 Sired by Hard Tack – Out of Swing On Owner – Charles S. Howard Jockeys Red Pollard – George Woolf World’s Champion Money Winner to 1938Map (db m18406) HM
3California (San Mateo County), San Bruno — 934 — Tanforan Assembly Center Commemorative Garden
This garden memorializes a time when this site, then the Tanforan Park Racetrack, was transformed into a temporary assembly center for persons of Japanese ancestry. On February 19, 1942, in the absence of charges or due process of law, President . . . Map (db m165488) HM
4California (San Mateo County), San Bruno — 934 — Tanforan Racetrack Japanese Assembly Center
Racetrack opened in 1899 and had racing seasons until it burned down in 1964. Many famous horses raced and won here. In 1942, Tanforan became a temporary assembly center for over 4000 persons of Japanese ancestry who were to be interned for the . . . Map (db m165489) HM
 
 
  
 
Oct. 16, 2021