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California

Entered the Union: September 9, 1850 (31) Capital: Sacramento
Origin of Name: probably derived from a popular Spanish novel published in 1510 which described a fictional island paradise named California -- Las Sergas de Esplandián, by Garcia Ordóñez de Montalvo.
State Nickname: Golden State State Flower: Golden Poppy
State Motto: Eureka (I have found it) State Bird: California Valley Quail
State Song: “I Love You, California” State Tree: California Redwood
State Marine Animal: California Gray Whale State Animal: Grizzly Bear
State Marine Fish: The Garibaldi State Fish: Golden Trout
State Insect: The California dogface butterfly State Gem: Benitoite
State Fossil: The sabre-tooth cat State Rock: Serpentine
National Parks:10 • National Forests: 18 • State Parks & Beaches: 278
Famous for: National Parks, Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood Movie Industry, mountains, beaches
Famous Californians: Dave Brubeck (musician), Julia Child (chef), Joe DiMaggio (baseball), John Fremont (explorer), Robert Frost (poet), William Randolph Hearst (publisher), Anthony Kennedy (US Supreme Court), George S. Patton (General), John Muir (naturalist), Richard Nixon (President), Marilyn Monroe, Robert Redford (actors), Junipero Serra (missionary), Jack London, Upton Sinclair (authors), John Steinbeck (author), Shirley Temple (actress & ambassador)

Apple Valley, California

Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, Apple Valley, California

Blythe, California

General George S. Patton Memorial Museum

Havasu Landing Resort Bass Fishing Derby 2017

Havasu Landing Beach Erosion

Havasu Landing Resort Birds 2017

Havasu Landing Resort Boat Races 2017

Havasu Landing Resort Boat Races 2018

Havasu Landing Controlled Burn

Havasu Landing ATV Desert Poker Run 2018

Havasu Landing Ferry January 2020 (Page 1)

Havasu Landing Ferry January 2020

Havasu Landing Light House Beach

Havasu Landing New Casino

Havasu Landing Old Marina

Havasu Landing Panoramic View March 2020

Havasu Landing Retaining Wall Collapse

Havasu Landing Site #105 2017

Havasu Landing Spacious Skies

Havasu Landing Storms 2019

Havasu Landing Tree Trimming 2017

Havasu Landing Views

Havasu Landing Wind Storms 2017

New Year's Day 2020 Plunge into Lake Havasu

Trip from Laughlin, NV To Havasu Landing Resort, CA

Joshua Tree National Park

Mecca Beach, Salton Sea, California

Mount San Antonio, Victorville, California

San Andreas Fault, San Bernardino, California

Trip from Susanville, California to Carson City, Nevada

Victorville, California

Route 66 Museum, Victorville, California

 

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