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     1. The movie Bagdad CafĂ© was filmed in Newberry Springs and Ludlow.  
     2. Urbita Springs, a natural hot springs area, was a popular tourist attraction near San Bernardino in the early part of the century.  
     3. The nation's first three-phase alternating current power plant was built in 1893 on Mill Creek.  
     4. The nation's first solar-thermal power plant was built in Daggett.  
     5. Despite being predominantly desert, San Bernardino has more area covered by water than 38 of the other counties in the state. (Being the largest county, it also has the most area covered by land!)  
     6. San Bernardino City was started in 1851 by Mormons as part of a plan for a series of outposts to the sea.  
     7. Although he never was a resident there, Rancho Cucamonga has a statue of Jack Benny.  
     8. Baldwin Lake is named after "Lucky" Baldwin who owned a nearby gold mine.  
     9. All points south of San Luis Obispo are measured from San Bernardino peak.  
     10. The San Andreas fault created the Cajon Pass between the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains.  
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