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Fresno County, California Points of Interest

Map of California State Historical Marker Locations in Fresno

Fresno County Historical Markers

Fresno County Schools
Site Of First Junior College In California
Constructed in 1895, the school was known as Fresno High School from 1895-1921. Established as the first junior college of California in 1910, in 1911... [click for more]

Fresno County - General Interest
Arroyo De Cantua
This was said to be the headquarters of notorious bandit Joaquin Murieta who made a career of terrorizing mining camps and stage operations. He was ki... [click for more]

Forestiere Underground Gardens
Here, beneath the hot, arid surface of the San Joaquin Valley, Baldasare Forestiere (1879-1946) began in the early 1900s to sculpt a fantastic retreat... [click for more]

Fort Miller
Now inundated by Millerton Lake, Fort Miller was established in 1852 as a temporary headquarters for the Commissioners during the latter part of the M... [click for more]

Fresno Assembly Center, Temporary Detention Camps For Japanese Americans
This memorial is dedicated to over 5,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry who were confined at the Fresno Fairgrounds from May to October 1942. This was... [click for more]

Fresno City
'Fresno City' gradually arose at the head of navigation of the Fresno Slough, and existed from approximately 1855 to 1875 - today there are no traces ... [click for more]

Pinedale Assembly Center, Temporary Detention Camps For Japanese Americans
The temporary detention camps (also known as 'assembly centers') represent the first phase of the mass incarceration of 97,785 Californians of Japanes... [click for more]

The Fresno Free Speech Fight of the Industrial Workers of the World
At the corner of Mariposa and I Streets, from October 1910 to March 1911, the Industrial Workers of the World fought for the right of free speech in t... [click for more]

This page last updated: 11/11/2009