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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM279V_silver-bell-mine_CA.html
On the slopes to the south you can see the remains of the Silver Bell Mine, with its tipples still standing. These ore bins held and fed rock to a stamp battery that crushed ore into a sandy-watery pulp and pushed it onto an amalgamation table w…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26JX_eisenhower-walk-of-honor_Indian-Wells-CA.html
The Eisenhower Walk of Honor allows all of us to recall the debt of gratitude owed to ordinary people for extraordinary acts of patriotism and courage. Men and women doing their duty for their country, honorably and with integrity. This tribute…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25VY_veterans-remembrance-memorial-a-war-memorial_Indio-CA.html
Wall of Honor These Stars are Dedicated to the Veterans of Riverside County who were awarded the Medal of Honor by the President of the United States. These Recipients performed with Valor and Heroism "Above and Beyond" the Call of Duty and …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25SO_jacqueline-cochran_Thermal-CA.html
monument front: Jacqueline Cochran (1906-1980) Woman Pilot, Record Setter, WASP, Ninety-Nine First Woman to Break the Sound Barrier Charter Member of the Coachella Valley Chapter of Ninety-Nines Jackie Cochran learned to fly in 1…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2534_the-hot-springs_Palm-Springs-CA.html
The Kausik Cahuilla are the owners of one of California's most famous hot springs. This natural resource provided them with permanent, palatable mineral waters which were used for curing, drinking, and agriculture. It also was a direct access to …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2533_the-original-palm-springs_Palm-Springs-CA.html
The warm spring here was the site of Se-Khe (Boiling Water), important village of the Kawasic Cahuilla Indians. The Spanish called it Agua Caliente (Hot Water). A stage station of that name operated from 1862 to 1876. As early as 1871 the Indians …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM251E_palm-desert-historical-society-vietnam-war-memorial-a-war-memorial_Palm-Desert-CA.html
In Memoriam In Deep Appreciation of These Courageous Young Americans From the Coachella Valley Who Have Made the Supreme Sacrifice. Killed In Action Vietnam P.F.C. Dennis Read — Army Spl./4th Class, Edwarxd Angiano Escobar — …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24XQ_history-of-electricity-in-the-coachella-valley_Indio-CA.html
The Coachella Valley's developing agricultural industry created a need for electric services. Substation were located next to cold storage houses, providing power to preserve the Valley's bountiful produce. In 1943, the Imperial Irrigation Distric…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24XM_eisenhower-mountain_Indian-Wells-CA.html
Eisenhower Mountain towers 1,952 feet above Eldorado Country Club, the oldest residential country club in Indian Wells, and the desert home of President and Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower. "Ike" and Mamie spent many winters beneath the peak, enjoyin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24WA_water-trough_Coachella-CA.html
This water trough was constructed on the Southern Pacific Railroad property along Cantaloup Avenue for watering teams of horses hauling cantaloupes and onions. It replaced a wooden trough on Front Street used in the early industry of shipping mesq…
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