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State Parks, Historic Sites, and Museums need your help.

Throughout the country, state parks, historic sites, museums, and similar institutions are struggling to continue operating. Because of general financial problems, many of these institutions are operating on a reduced schedule or in danger of closing. Some are being forced to sell off artifacts and property. Many will not weather these hard times without your help.

Places Earth urges everyone to support these vital and important public resources any way you can. Please donate your treasure, time, and talent. Write to your governor and other elected officials telling them to find a way to keep state parks open. It will be your loss.

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Places Pages

These pages are a collection of words and pictures of places on Earth, occasionally places that no longer exist. This site is not just a collection of photos, but also information about the places. These pages sometimes include drawings, maps, directions, and hours, all to help you find places to visit and inform you of why these places may be of historical significance. Because these photograph are used for reference for design work, they often include details.

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Road Trips

Road Trips
Road Trips is a collection of travel articles.

Countries, Major Subjects, Groups, Concepts, Collections of Entries:

(Deedee deedee, dat's all folks!!!)

Space (as seen from Earth)
Places Endangered (places we might loose)
Places Fantasy (not real places)
Places Gone (places that no longer exist)

I am behind with producing these pages and don't always write them in chronological order. Some of these pages are from trips some time ago and I may have missed a few. Some pages are text only and some are pictures only, but I'm working on it.

New and recently updated pages include:

Road Trips

San Diego County 2015 - new


Los Angeles County

Antelope Valley Fair
City Walk - update
The Bembridge House - new
Canoga - Owensmouth Historical Society Museum - new
Castaic Lake - new
Chatsworth - update
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument - update - more to follow
Endeavour Space Shuttle - update
Granada Hills - update
Granada Hills Street Fair 2014 - new
Griffith Park - new
Hathaway Ranch Museum - new
Heritage Park - Santa Fe Springs - new
Huntington Library - update
Japanese American Museum - new
Japanese Fishing Village Memorial - new
Lane Victory - new
Lanterman House - new
Little Tokyo
Los Angeles County Arboretum - update
Los Angeles Harbor - update
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena - update
Mira Loma Detention Center - new
Muller House - new
Natural History Museum of Los Angles County (update: Nature Garden & Butterflies)
Oakridge Estate - update
Pyramid Lake - new
Reyes Adobe - new
Santa Monica - new
Southwest Bag - new
Southwest Marine - update
Third Street Promenade - update
Union Station - update
USS Iowa - update
Valley Relics - San Fernando Valleye Relics Cultural Museum - new
Velaslavasay Panorama - new
Venice Beach and Boardwalk - new

Orange County

Bowers Museum - update
Hewell Howser Exhibit
Heritage Museum Orange County - new
Orange County Fair - update
Muckenthaler Cultural Center - new

San Bernardino County

San Bernardino County Fair - new

San Diego County

Alpine - update - pending
Highway 79 and Cuyamaca State Park - update
Julian - update - pending
Eagle and High Peak Mine - new
Leo Corrillo Rancho Historic Park - pending
San Diego County Fair - new
Santa Ysabel - update - pending

Santa Barbara County

Casa de la Guerra - update
San Miguel Island
Santa Barbara County Fair - new
Pea Soup Andersen - update
Sea Center - new
Stearns Wharf - update

Tulare County

Tulare - new
Tulare County Fair - new

USA (oldest pages, way out of date)
USA (older pages, haven't been updated in a long time)

This page last updated: Friday, 01-May-2015 09:00:50 EDT
Note:This is not the official site for any of the places shown in Places Earth. Places Earth is not responsible for accuracy of the information. Hours of operations, prices, exhibits, and sometimes locations are subject to change without notice.

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I hope that you find this web site helpful. It started because of my love for Architecture and interest in History. I don't allow paid advertising (but this may change). This web site is for your benefit and enjoyment and I make no profit on it. For ten years it has been supported primarily from my regular paycheck as a Set Designer and there haven't been many the last few years. I can no longer run it without help. Alternative funding is needed. A non-tax deductable donation helps cover the cost of operating this web site and may be made to Kesign Design Consulting through PayPal.

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