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     1. Hesperia was a major wine and raisin producing region in 1860.  
     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. Oranges were first grown commercially in the County in Redlands in the late 1850's.  
     5. The nation's first solar-thermal power plant was built in Daggett.  
     6. The 14th longest river in California, the Amargosa, begins in San Bernardino County.  
     7. San Bernardino City was started in 1851 by Mormons as part of a plan for a series of outposts to the sea.  
     8. Although he never was a resident there, Rancho Cucamonga has a statue of Jack Benny.  
     9. Zzyzx is a real place.  
     10. The San Andreas fault created the Cajon Pass between the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains.  
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