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History of Beaumont
History of Beaumont, California
From: History of Riverside County, California
with Biographical Sketches.
History By: Elmer Wallace Holmes
Historic Record Company.
Los Angeles, Califirnia 1912
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THE TOWN OF BEAUMONT
The town of Beaumont is located at the summit of the San Gorgonio Pass at a point where the valley widens considerably so that the distance is five to six miles between the foothills of the San Bernardino range on the north and the San Jacinto mountains to the south. The elevation of the town is estimated at 2,600 feet, Beaumont being the highest point on the Southern Pacific line between Los Angeles and Yuma. A most magnificent view of the mountains is afforded the residents of the place.
It has been seen that the very earliest known settlements of Spanish and later of whites in the pass were located in the northern part of what is now Beaumont, although there was no town at all at that place until about 1884, and then it was known as San Gorgonio. Its present name was received about 1887, when a company of capitalists … Read More
Taj Mahal tour is increasingly becoming popular because of being the host city of the wolrd’s most beautiful marble building Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is a must see monuments in India. Incredible marble work of Taj Mahal inspires people to come over and over again here in Agra. The history associated with Taj is very interesting, it is believed that Taj Mahal built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the 16th century by employing 20,000 workers for 22 years to finish this incredible work. Taj Mahal is regarded one of the most astounding mausoleum that expresses the love and devotion Shahjahan had for his wife Mumtaj Mahal.
Taj Mahal is of course the main attraction of Agra but other monuments like Red fort and Fatehpur sikri can not be ignored during the sightseeing tour of Agra. Red fort is a massive fort built by Mughal Emperor Akabar between 1565 to 1573 situated on the west bank of Yamuna. Red fort is standing tall on the northwest side of Taj Mahal. Red fort built of red sand stone. It is belived to say that Emperor Shah Jahan who built Taj Mahal, was made a home arrest by his own son Aurangjeb … Read More