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Monthly Archives: August 2002

Wawona Hotel, Yosemite-California’s Gold (114)

Written on August 12, 2002 at 9:49 pm, by

Huell discovers what it was like to visit Yosemite, including the historic Wawona Hotel, in the 19th & early 20th centuries. 2002.

Yosemite Indian History-California’s Gold (115)

Written on August 12, 2002 at 9:21 pm, by

Huell visits a reconstructed village of the Ahwaneechee Indians who have lived in Yosemite and enjoyed the beautiful landscape for thousands of years. 2002

Montaña de Oro-California’s Golden Parks (106)

Written on August 12, 2002 at 9:19 pm, by

This California State Park’s name means “Mountain of Gold” and comes from the golden wildflowers that bloom there in the spring. Located on the central coast near Morro Bay, Huell Howser discovers the park’s boundless natural beauty which also includes rugged cliffs, secluded beaches, streams and canyons. (805) 528-0513 2002

Sutter’s Fort-California’s Golden Parks (107)

Written on August 12, 2002 at 9:16 pm, by

Huell Howser travels to Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park in midtown Sacramento. The Park marks the 1839 settlement that would become our state’s capital, and play a major role in California history when gold was discovered nearby in 1848. Call 916-445-4422 2002

Old Town San Diego-California’s Golden Parks (108)

Written on August 12, 2002 at 9:13 pm, by

San Diego became California’s first Spanish settlement when a mission and fort were established there in 1769. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park recreates life in the Mexican and early American periods of 1821 to 1872. Stroll along with Huell Howser through original adobes, San Diego’s first newspaper office, mansions and a blacksmith shop.  Continue Reading »