Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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Join Huell Howser as he sets off again on California's highways and byways. The Automobile Club of Southern California sponsors Huell's series, "ROAD TRIP with Huell Howser."
The premise of the series is simple: See where the road leads as Huell and his cameraman set out on a California highway, with no particular destination in mind, on a voyage of discovery.
Road Trip With Huell Howser # - HISTORY OF THE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Automobile Club of Southern California in this special one hour documentary. Join host Huell Howser as he takes a look at this historic organization that has become a part of all our lives.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #100 - CALIFORNIA CORNERS-FULL SET
Join host Huell Howser for a true Californiaadventure as he travels with GPS accuracyfrom the super remote Northeastern corner tothe densely populated Southwestern corner,and even the corner in the middle of LakeTahoe!See the sites and meet the people at andaround the corners of our Golden State asHuell actually plants our state flag on all fivecorners. It’s a ROAD TRIP full of history, local color and surprises that proves just how big and diverse California really is!This is a combo of Road Trip #129 through #133All five 1 hour episodes are on this one DVD.Sorry no VHS.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #101 - BARSTOW
Share Huell's first Road Trip to the desert that borders the I-15 east of Barstow. Most people think of it as a desolate stretch of highway, the quickest way to get from L.A. to Las Vegas. But on this Road Trip Huell discovers that if you just slow down and explore a little, its full of colorful and interesting people, places and things. Included in this trip are: Calico Ghost Town, Calico Early Man Archaeological Site, the Barstow train station and Harvey House, the 1st Del Taco, Peggy Sue's '50s Diner, and more. This is the first of six one-hour episodes, collect the whole set.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #102 - FILLMORE
Join Huell's second Road Trip to Route 126, as he explores the quiet and quaint towns of Piru and Fillmore. Along the way Huell stops by a great roadside produce stand, the Fillmore Fish Hatchery, La Fondita Mexican Restaurant & Bakery, the Fillmore Insectary, and takes a ride through the countryside on the Fillmore & Western Railway Company, just to name a few. This is the second of six one-hour episodes, collect the whole set.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #103 - FIGUEROA CORRIDOR
Instead of hitting the open road, Huell takes a more urban Road Trip exploring Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Huell starts his day with a hearty breakfast at the Pantry, a downtown Los Angeles icon. He moves on to two churches built in breathtaking architectural styles which also have deep roots in the surrounding community. Other stops include Mt. Saint Mary's College, Exposition Park's rose garden and the LA Coliseum. Many families make their home along this interesting roadway, too, and Huell drops in on a few of them. It's a Road Trip to remember.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #104 - TEHACHAPI
Join Huell as he tries to get to Tehachapi, only to keep stumbling across many roadside gems like: a movie set built in the middle of the desert, a lake with no water, the Antelope Valley Indian Museum, and the Mojave airport - filled with hundreds of aircraft from all over the world, including a MiG Fighter. Finally, Huell arrives in Tehachapi to visit with Betty Stokoe and her backyard full of railroad signals. This is just a hint of what Huell's in for next -- the world-famous Tehachapi Loop, an amazing stretch of track where trains come through a tunnel and loop back over themselves on this State and National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #105 - AVENUE OF THE GIANTS
On this adventure Huell heads up north to the Avenue of the Giants to see some of the biggest trees in the world. Besides all the natural beauty Huell sees, he also meets a great bunch of people from all over our state.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #106 - COAST HIGHWAY
Huell travels from Oceanside south to La Jolla on a Road Trip that includes stops at the California Surf Museum, Del Mar Racetrack, Torrey Pines State Reserve and the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institute.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #107 - NEWBERRY SPRINGS
After seeing a web site devoted to all the great cultural and historic sites to see along the original Route 66 in the Newberry Springs area, Huell prints out the map and hops in his car - eager to start his next ROAD TRIP.He doesn't find the Buffalo Ranch, Big Al's Pistachio Plant, or the Ostrich Farm he was looking for, but Huell does meet a group of warm, interesting and generous Newberry Springs locals. And, after spending a day there, Huell discovers firsthand that the beauty and strength of a town, any town, is not in the number of its attractions or tourist stops, but in the friendliness and character of the people who call it home.As always, you're invited to come along for the ride... its gonna be a great trip!
Road Trip With Huell Howser #108 - SAN MARCOS PASS
State Highway 154 is one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in California. The locals know it as the San Marcos Pass Road, and it’s a 32-mile section of highway from Santa Barbara to Highway 101 north of Los Olivos, that winds through the Los Padres National Forest, the Santa Ynez Valley and past Lake Cachuma. It’s a historic road as well, part of it following an original stagecoach route.
All of this combined — its beauty and its history — were good enough reasons for it to be recently declared one of the most scenic highways in the entire country. On this Road Trip you’ll see the scenery, meet the people and feel the charm of the small communities that make this such a special part of California.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #109 - ORANGE COUNTY
From the coast to the county seat, Huell drives across Orange County on his latest Road Trip. He learns about conservation efforts at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands and why Huntington Beach is called "Surf City, U.S.A." Heading inland, he discovers a vibrant, Latino community in Santa Ana as he strolls along Fourth Street visiting markets, clothing stores and restaurants.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #110 - JULIAN
Described as “the ultimate Sunday drive destination,” Huell Howser’s latest Road Trip takes him to the rustic town of Julian, in northern San Diego County. Settled as a gold mining town in 1869, Julian didn't disappear once the mines were depleted. The residents planted apple orchards, and apples remain the backbone of the local economy. Join Huell as he hears the rich history of the area, and samples Julian’s famous apple pies.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #111 - RIVERSIDE
Join Huell as he takes a walk on his newest Road Trip in Riverside. Fromthe world famous Mission Inn to a few little known spots, this Road Triphas got it all.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #112 - BAKERSFIELD
Bakersfield is Huell’s next Road Trip where he samples Basque food, visits a Tule Elk reserve and tours country music legend Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace.
Wool Growers Restaurant
Tule Elk Reserve
Buck Owens Crystal Palace
Kern County Museum
Guthrie's Alley Cat
Road Trip With Huell Howser #113 - SOLVANG
It's a little bit of Denmark right here in California! Join PBS host
This adventure includes tasting some homemade aebleskivers and kringles,
Road Trip With Huell Howser #114 - LIQUID ART
In this new Road Trip, Huell Howser gets more than his feet wetas hevisits artists honored by the Metropolitian Water District for theircreative depictions of water in pubhlic spaces. Stops include: Blue LineOasis in Compton, Water Conservation Garden in El Cajon, Wall GazingGallery in Fullerton, and Music Center Fountain in Los Angeles.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #115 - CENTRAL COAST
Huell travels to California's beautiful Central Coast as he visits picturesque Port San Luis lighthouse, travels to the beach community of Cayucos and ends up in the artist community of Harmony (population 18).
Road Trip With Huell Howser #116 - COTATI
Huell Howser travels to the City of Cotati in Sonoma County and takes in the festivities at the 12th annual Cotati Accordion Festival, Johhny Otis' radio show and Luther Burbank's garden.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #117 - BODEGA
Join Huell as he travels to the village of Bodega Bay, located just 68 miles north of San Francisco. The sights are breathtaking with low coastal bluffs and slender sandy beaches. Huell then heads inland to the tiny town with the same name, Bodega. He learns about the history of both locations, which includes the filming of Alfred Hitchcock's unforgettable film "The Birds."
Road Trip With Huell Howser #118 - PLACERVILLE
Join Huell as he visits Placerville, founded after the highly publicized discovery of gold in 1848 in the tailrace section at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, only 10 miles away. The resulting migration of thousands of fortune-seekers established Placerville as an important supply center for the surrounding mining camps.
Hangtown and Gold Bug Park
Dorado County Hist. Museum
Road Trip With Huell Howser #119 - AUBURN
Join Huell Howser as he travels to Auburn, one of California’s earliest mining towns founded in 1848 and situated in the heart of the Gold Country.
Placer County Courthouse Museum
Road Trip With Huell Howser #120 - MARIPOSA
Travel to Mariposa County, home to a rich mining history. Stops include California's oldest Courthouse (1854), and the colorful mining town of Coulterville.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #121 - HALF MOON BAY
Half Moon Bay rests on the Pacific Coast between forested hills and some of the most beautiful coastlines that California has to offer, and is located approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco. Join Huell as he visits this charming community.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #122 - RIDGE ROUTE
Completed in 1915, the Ridge Route was carved from the San GabrielMountains by workers using mule-drawn dirt scrapers. From ridge top toridge top, they cleared a 20 foot-wide roadway which was the first directroute between Los Angeles and Bakersfield, uniting Northern and SouthernCalifornia. Today, a 30-mile portion of the abandoned Ridge Route betweenCastaic and Gorman, can be found hidden in the mountains just east ofInterstate 5 which long ago replaced it.
Huell is joined by Harrison Scott, a retired Pacific Bell engineer, who,with the help of U.S. Forest Service archaeologists, was largelyresponsible for landing part of this engineering marvel on the NationalRegister of Historic Places in 1997. Together, they recreate a journeyalong the Ridge Route, complete with Model Ts and stops at the remnants ofthe inns, cafes and service stations that once marked its many twists andcurves.
From Los Angeles
*At Templin Hwy, dis-regard "Not a Through Road" sign.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #123 - BIG BEAR
Join Huell as he a spends a few days discovering the many wonderful things to do in the Southern California mountain town of Big Bear. We’ll visit the Big Bear Discovery Center and take a canoe trip on the lake. Huell travels to Butler Peak Lookout Tower for a magnificent view of the San Bernardino Mountains. We’ll visit the Moonridge Animal Park to see a family of grizzly bears and lots of other animals and we’ll stop in the Big Bear Historical Museum to learn about the towns fascinating history. These and many other stops along the way are sure to entice you to visit this wonderful area.
BBL Resort Association
Capt. John’s Marina (Boat Tours)
Moonridge Animal Park
Shore Acres Lodge
Big Bear Discovery Center
Road Trip With Huell Howser #124 - GILROY
Huell travels to Gilroy for their 25th Annual Garlic Festival where he samples garlic ice cream, garlic kettle corn, roasted garlic and other mouth-watering garlic delicacies.
Gilroy Garlic Festival
Harvest Time Restaurant & Bar
Road Trip With Huell Howser #125 - SEABISCUIT
Huell travels to Willits in Mendocino County to learn about the famous racehorse’s California legacy. The trip includes a tour of his home at the Ridgewood Ranch and a special Seabiscuit exhibit at the Mendocino County Museum.
Willits Chamber of Commerce
Mendocino County Museum
Road Trip With Huell Howser #126 - UKIAH
Join Huell in Mendocino County where he visits Vichy Springs, the Grace Hudson Museum and the City of 10,000 Buddahs.
Grace Hudson Museum and Sun House
City of 10,000 Buddahs
Road Trip With Huell Howser #127 - VOLCANO
Huell journeys to Volcano, one of the Mother Lode's most picturesque towns. Located in Amador County, some say it's named for its setting in a bowl-shaped valley, which early miners thought was caused by a volcano.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #128 - EUREKA
Join Huell in Eureka, in the heart of California's rugged North Coast where he enjoys natural beauty, a colorful history and lavish Victorian architecture.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #129 - CALIFORNIA CORNERS-NORTHWEST
Huell begins his journey to the far reaches of California as he locates the exact Northwest corner of our state and visits nearby attractions.
This is part one of a 5 part series where Huell visits all 5 (Yes 5) corners of California.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #130 - CALIFORNIA CORNERS-NORTHEAST
Huell continues his journey to the far reaches of California as he locates the exact Northeast corner of our state and visits nearby attractions.
This is part two of a 5 part series where Huell visits all 5 (Yes 5) corners of California.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #131 - CALIFORNIA CORNERS-SOUTHEAST
Huell continues his journey to the far reaches of California as he locates the exact Southeast corner of our state and visits nearby attractions.
This is part three of a 5 part series where Huell visits all 5 (Yes 5) corners of California.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #132 - CALIFORNIA CORNERS-TAHOE
Find out where Huell sets his California flag this time, as he boats out onto Lake Tahoe and finds another corner of California. Along the way he makes stops at Camp Richardson, the Tallac Historic Site, The Red Hut Cafe
Taylor Creek Visitor Center
Tallac Historic Site
The Red Hut Cafe
Road Trip With Huell Howser #133 - CALIFORNIA CORNERS-SOUTHWEST
Huell finishes his journey to the far reaches of California as he locates the exact Southwest corner of our state and visits nearby attractions.
This is part five of a 5 part series where Huell visits all 5 (Yes 5) corners of California.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #134 - ENCINITAS
Huell travels to the beautiful coastal community of Encinitas in San Diego County.
Raul’s Authentica Comida Mexicana
Road Trip With Huell Howser #135 - OAK GLEN
It's apple season and Huell is off to Oak Glen, 60 miles east of Los Angeles, to take part in a popular fall tradition.
Los Rios Rancho 909-797-1005
Parrish Pioneer Ranch 909-797-1753
Law’s Cider Mill & Ranch 909-797-1459
Law’s Oak Glen Coffee Shop 909-797-1642
Snow-Line Orchard 909-797-3415
Apple Tree Gifts & Country Things 909-797-3130
Road Trip With Huell Howser #136 - PASO ROBLES
Huell's off to the Central Coast with a road trip to popular Paso Robles complete with wine tasting.
Paso Robles Inn
Hoover’s Beef Palace
Jack Creek Farms
DOWNTOWN PASO ROBLES MAIN STREET ASSOCIATION
Road Trip With Huell Howser #137 - OILDORADO
Huell attends the city of Taft's 95 anniversary, a celebration filled with food, parades, dances and many other activities. It's a tribute to the families which make up the community, as well as its rich oil history.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #138 - TUCSON
Go way down deep inside an old Titan Missile site, see a huge airplane graveyard, the Pima Air and Space Museum and the historic San Xavier del Bac Mission on this road trip to Tucson.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #139 - CHICO
Huell visits Bidwell Mansion, The Orient Flume Glass Studio, the Sierra Nevada Brewery and the National Yo-Yo Museum on this road trip to Chico.
Yo-Yo Museum -- 530-893-1414
Orient & Flume Art Glass
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Road Trip With Huell Howser #140 - CITY OF ORANGE
Huell discovers the wonders of the historic City of Orange on this new Road Trip.
Huell travels to the City of Orange in Orange County to learn about the rich history of this wonderful all American small town. The city historian, Phil Brigandi is Huell's tour guide for the day and they start the adventure in the Plaza to learn about the “circle' in orange and visit one of the many antique shops which line the town center.
Watson's Drug and Soda Fountain
Badminton, Printing and Thai restaurant are all the address below.
A & P Collectibles.
The Friendly Center
Road Trip With Huell Howser #141 - UC DAVIS
In our first Road Trip ever shot exclusively on a UC campus, Huell spends the day at UC Davis. All of the stops we make are open to the public as well as the students. Huell learns all about the famous bicycle culture of Davis at the Bike Barn, gets up close and personal with some bugs at the Bohart Museum of Entomology and visits the beautiful UC Davis Arboretum. We enjoy a meal at the Segundo Dining Commons and a cup of coffee at the Coffeehouse, which is believed to be the largest student-run restaurant in the nation. Next it’s off to the Department of Animal Science Horse Barn which has been around since 1910. We’ll visit Native American studies department C.N. Gorman Museum and the California Raptor Center. Huell gets around on the Student-run Unitrans which provides public transportation service to the entire city with over 40 buses on 15 routes, carrying over 3 million passengers a year.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #142 - STOCKTON
Huell travels to the port town of Stockton. We start our adventure on a river cruise to learn about the rich maritime and agricultural history of this busy port. The next morning we fuel up at local hangout, Chuck’s Hamburgers and then it’s off to the Haggin Museum. Huell hops on the trolley and gets off the beautiful Bob Hope Theater, which has been lovingly restored to its original 1920’s glory. Next we visit the historic Hotel Stockton and the Sing Lee Laundry exhibit in the lobby which commemorates all that the Chinese have done over the years to make California what it is today. Huell has lunch in the aptly named Hole in the Wall restaurant and then visits the Pixie Woods, which has been delighting the children of Stockton for over fifty years. Our adventure takes us to the Stockton Wetlands, which are great example of a man made area that has flourished and is a major nature reserve in the middle of a bustling city. We end our trip at the Cambodian Buddhist Temple, which has some amazing statues and is a major meeting place for Buddhists form all over the central valley
Delta River Cruise
The Haggin Museum
Hotel Stockton/ Sing Lee Laundry
Hole in the Wall Restaurant: 209-944-5585
Road Trip With Huell Howser #143 - STATE OF JEFFERSON
Huell travels to the northernmost reaches of our state in search of the mythical "State of Jefferson."
There have been many attempts at forming a new state comprised of northern California and southern Oregon, but none has gained so much attention and retained it as the secession movement of 1941.
You are now entering Jefferson, the 49th State of the Union.
Jefferson is now in patriotic rebellion against the States of California and Oregon.
This State has seceded from California and Oregon this Thursday, November 27, 1941.
Patriotic Jeffersonians intend to secede each Thursday until further notice.
For the next hundred miles as you drive along Highway 99, you are traveling parallel to the greatest copper belt in the far West, seventy-five miles west of here.
The United States government needs this vital mineral. But gross neglect by California and Oregon deprives us of necessary roads to bring out the copper ore.
If you don't believe this, drive down the Klamath River Highway and see for yourself. Take your chains, shovel and dynamite.
Until California and Oregon build a road into the copper country, Jefferson, as a defense minded state, will be forced to rebel each Thursday and act as a separate State.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #144 - LODI
Lodi is known as the "Zinfandel Capital of the World" and not only has a wonderful “wine” community, but is filled with all sorts of things for visitors to enjoy. Huell visits the Lodi Wine & Visitor Center, to get the lay of the land and then its off to Michael~David Vineyards to see how this 5th generation family run business works. Huell then travels to Micke Grove Park, which has everything from a zoo to a Japanese tea garden. There is a tour of the historic downtown district and a visit to the very first A&W Root beer in the nation. We end our visit with a trip to see the annual return of the Cranes to Lodi. These majestic birds come back every year and are a real treat to behold.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #145 - SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO
Huell spends a day in Orange County for a tour of historic San Juan Capistrano. We begin at the town’s Mission for an up-close look at the
Next, it’s off to Los Rios Street, the oldest residential street in California. Los Rios is a place where its people both “live and work,” and every home is on the historic register. Huell enjoys lunch with the Rios family, who have occupied a 1794 adobe house for 10 generations and counting! We take a tour of Zoomar’s Petting Zoo, a family-friendly stop that acknowledges the town’s ranch history, and finally end up at the town’s historical society, the O’Neill Museum.
Zoomars Petting Zoo
Road Trip With Huell Howser #146 - HANFORD
Hanford is a town that loves its history and knows how to show it off. Huell starts his adventure in the main town square that has a beautiful vintage carousel that is popular with tourists and locals alike. Then he’s off on a fire truck tour of downtown, to breakfast at Star Restaurant, coffee at Art Works, ice cream at Superior Dairy, a visit to the Fox Theatre, Carnegie Museum and Church of the Saviour and all of this on the first day! On day two, Huell is joined by Camille Wing from the Taoist Temple Preservation Society to give a tour of Hanford's historic China Alley and the Clark Center For Japanese Art & Culture. This adventure is full of wonderful history and friendly locals.
Hanford General Info
Road Trip With Huell Howser #147 - FORT HUNTER LIGGETT
Huell visits Mission San Antonio, built in 1771, and William Randolph Hearst’s 1931 Hacienda Ranch House designed by architect Julia Morgan, among other places. Fort Hunter Liggett is a huge military facility of over 150,000 acres on a remote part of our state’s central coast.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #148 - ANZA BORREGO
On this desert adventure, Huell visits the Anza Borrego Desert State Park and the community of Borrego Springs. The Park is the largest state park in California, with five hundred miles of dirt roads, 12 wilderness areas and miles of hiking trails. It's one of the most beautiful places on earth. Huell then gets to know the locals in town and visits some wonderful businesses. He samples some goodies at the Fudge Factory and checks out some very unique art at Liesel’s Art Studio and has lunch at an unlikely French bistro, the French Corner. We finish our visit with the amazing sculptures of Ricardo Breceda who makes creatures from the past come alive with metal and a welding torch.
This episode is now on my iTunes podcast - or follow the link below to watch it in your browser.
Anza Borrego Desert State Park 760-767-5311
Liesel’s Art Studio and Gallery
The Fudge Factory The Center,
The French Corner
Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce & Visitors’ Bureau
Road Trip With Huell Howser #149 - FERNDALE
Join Huell and step back in time as he takes a Road Trip to Ferndale - an entire town that officially holds the distinction of being California Historic Landmark #883!
Among the many stops Huell sees some of the beautiful Victorian architecture, gets some refreshment at the westernmost bar in the continental USA, visits a historic pharmacy, a Gingerbread Mansion and meets all the wonderful people who live in the community.
After the Road Trip is over stay tuned for a bonus visit to Clendenen's Cider Works in Fortuna - home to some of the best fresh squeezed apple cider in the state!
Road Trip With Huell Howser #150 - CONFUSION HILL
Join Huell at this old fashioned roadside attraction that features a 'gravity house' where water flows uphill, a mini train ride through the ancient forest, the largest freestanding redwood chainsaw carving in the world, and the redwood shoehouse! But its not just fun and games, this spot has some pioneering history as well!
UPDATE: Since Huell's visit Confusion Hill has been officially named a "California State point of historic interest"... Check it out for yourself.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #151 - SANGER
Huell tours the Fresno County Fruit Trail, an 80-mile stretch of orchards as well as the top pitted-fruit producing area of the world. The Fruit Trail is a great spot to sample locally-grown nectarines, apricots, peaches, and plums. Huell even stops by a gallery where local artists have shown their appreciation for the region's agricultural beauty.
Next Huell stops in the nearby town of Sanger and vsitis the Miller House -- an 1898 old-growth redwood home now restored into the beautiful Blossom Trail B&B. Then at the Sanger Depot Museum, Huell learns about the 62-mile Kings River Flume, an astounding feat of engineering which supported the area's lumbering operations.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #152 - ORCHID TRAIL
Huell is on the trail... the Orchid Trail that is!!! Located on California's central and southern coasts which became a Mecca for orchid hobbyists in the early part of the 20th century. Wealthy families who established estates to enjoy the Mediterranean-like climate of coastal California sought the services of renowned horticulturists and landscape architects to establish their lavish orchid filled gardens.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #153 - JAMESTOWN
Huell travels to the historic Gold Rush town of Jamestown in Tuolumne County. This beautiful town is known for it’s amazing buildings, including the National Hotel, which has been lovingly restored to its 1800s charm. Huell also visits Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, which is home to one of America’s last intact, still-operating railroad roundhouses.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #154 - WEAVERVILLE
Huell travels to Trinity County to the small historic town of Weaverville. He visits the beautiful downtown including a Taoist temple built in 1874, which is now the Joss House State Historic Park and the Highland Art Center. He’ll also stop by the Jake Jackson Memorial Museum, the Weaverville Community Forest and even get in some river rafting on the local Trinity River. Of course, there is always a stop at a local eatery, the La Grange Cafe.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #155 - MOTHER LODE
Travel with Huell to Gold Country on this very historic road trip. Most people assume “gold country” is all mining tours and gold panning, but Huell finds lots of hidden gold! We visit Moaning Caverns, which are big enough to fit the Statue of Liberty, a historic pipe organ, and a wonderful museum in Angels Camp and a giant gold nugget housed in a winery. There’s also a very important Mark Twain connection, a very historic hotel in Murphy’s and a stop at the Calaveras Jumping Frog Jubilee. We’ll even meet a historic jackass named Mollie.
Road Trip With Huell Howser #156 - LAS VEGAS
Huell heads for the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas to find some of the “hidden” gold in this historic town. From the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park to the Atomic Testing Museum, there’s a lot to see and do.
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