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1. A young Lyndon B. Johnson ran an elevator in downtown San Bernardino.  
2. Father Dumetz of Mission San Gabriel named the San Bernardino valley and mountains in 1810.  
3. The 14th longest river in California, the Amargosa, begins in San Bernardino County.  
4. San Bernardino City was started in 1851 by Mormons as part of a plan for a series of outposts to the sea.  
5. San Bernardino County is one of the few areas where rare earth minerals are found.  
6. Silver sparked a mining boom in Red Mountain while tungsten brightened the fortunes of Randsburg.  
7. Old Dad Mountain is not in the Old Dad Mountains.  
8. Five major rivers have their headwaters in San Bernardino County.  
9. Zzyzx is a real place.  

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