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First Shipboard Landing Marker image, Touch for more information
By Syd Whittle, April 24, 2009
First Shipboard Landing Marker
California (San Mateo County), San Bruno — First Shipboard Landing
On 18 January 1911, Eugene Eli 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
California (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 1938 — Map (db m18406) HM
California (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 m128369) HM
California (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 m128370) HM

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