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9-11 Tribute Marker [side 2 of 5] image, Touch for more information
By Michael Kindig, March 25, 2016
9-11 Tribute Marker [side 2 of 5]
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 9-11 Tribute
[Side 1] 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
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — Bill and Bob Meistrell
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
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — George Freeth First Surfer in the United States
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
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 18 — Hotel Redondo
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
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 11 — King Harbor and ... The Marinas
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
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 373 — Old Salt Lake
This marker locates the site near which the Indians and early California settlers came to obtain their salt, which at many times was more valuable than gold. — Map (db m50973) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 5 — The Plunge and ... The Lightning Racer
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
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 21 — The Redondo Beach Plan
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

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