Nearly 3,000 innocent people died in the attacks of September 11, 2001.
This memorial is dedicated to those who perished, and to the survivors of 9-11. It is a tribute to all heroes: Civilians, airline industry and Pentagon . . . — — Map (db m93289) HM
Bill and Bob Meistrell identical twins were born in Boonville, Missouri; Bill on July 30, 1928, and Bob 20 minutes later on July 31st. They started diving as kids in the farm's pond using an oilcan for a helmet, a bicycle pump and a hose for air. . . . — — Map (db m93287) HM
George Freeth was born in Honolulu November 8, 1883 of royal Hawaiian and Irish ancestry. As a youngster he revived the lost Polynesian art of surfing while standing on a board. Henry H. Huntington was amazed at Freeths surfing and swimming . . . — — Map (db m93273) HM
At the end of the 19th century, the gem of Santa Monica bay's southern shoreline was the Hotel Redondo. Located in what is now Veterans Park, the hotel had awesome views of the Pacific Ocean and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Tethered to Los . . . — — Map (db m93439) HM
The lure of a harbor in Redondo Beach has drawn a mixture of investors and entrepreneurs, adventurers and risk-takers, all of whom who have thrown their hearts and souls - and fortunes - into the waterfront.
By 1892, when Redondo Beach was . . . — — Map (db m93438) HM
As the 1890s evolved into the Roaring '20s, people came by train, Red Car or Model T to enjoy Redondo Beach's advertised "clean water" at The Plunge and to experience the thrill of riding the Lightning Racer roller Coaster.
The Moorish . . . — — Map (db m93437) HM
Redondo Beach always had a plan. Founded in 1887 the town was built in accordance with a unique street pattern designed by William Hammond Hall (1846-1834), a San Francisco civil engineer hired by the Redondo Beach Company.
Unlike the . . . — — Map (db m93436) HM