Historical Archives #TBT Video Series

Assessor-Recorder Bob Dutton releases a new #tbt Historical Archives Video Series periodically. The videos discuss a range of historical topics pertaining to San Bernardino County.

The Mojave River

Ever visited the Mojave River? Located on the eastern side of the San Bernardino Mountains, the Mojave River’s unique features and placement played an important role in the exploration of the area.

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How did Barstow, CA get its name?

Barstow became an important hub on the State highway system, with three highways connecting in the tiny hamlet and the famous Route 66 serving as its main drag. Today, over 23,000 residents call Barstow home.

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The Story of Highland, CA

Skirting the southern base of the San Bernardino Mountains, sits the city of Highland. In 1987, Highland incorporated as a California general law city. Today, Highland is home to over 53,000 people.

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The Story of Prado Regional Park

Prado Regional Park is one of nine regional parks under management of San Bernardino County Regional Parks. Prado Regional Park is now considered a one-stop recreational location located in the Chino Valley basin, where San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles Counties connect.

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The 10 Freeway

The fourth longest Interstate in the United States runs across San Bernardino County: Interstate 10. Ever driven on “the 10”? How long is this highway?

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01/11/2021 – Please note, the Archive’s online database is experiencing technical issues and is temporarily disabled.

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