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     1. The arrowhead emblem of San Bernardino County comes from a geological formation on the side of the San Bernardino Mountains which is visible for miles.  
     2. The movie Bagdad CafĂ© was filmed in Newberry Springs and Ludlow.  
     3. Hesperia was a major wine and raisin producing region in 1860.  
     4. In one of California's classic real estate frauds, oranges were tied to Joshua trees in order to induce Easterners to buy "orange groves" in the desert.  
     5. San Bernardino is nearly 450 times the size of the smallest California county.  
     6. Father Dumetz of Mission San Gabriel named the San Bernardino valley and mountains in 1810.  
     7. San Bernardino City was started in 1851 by Mormons as part of a plan for a series of outposts to the sea.  
     8. The town of Amboy is adjacent to the now deserted town of Amgirl, both named after the children of an illiterate miner.  
     9. Baldwin Lake is named after "Lucky" Baldwin who owned a nearby gold mine.  
     10. Thirty-seven mountain ranges provide scenic vistas in the County.  
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