Twentynine Palms Historical Society
29 Palms, California

Historic Sites
and
Other Points of Interest


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Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Oasis of Mara - located at entrance to the Joshua Tree National Park Visitors Center
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Blessed Sacrament Church, 74462 National Park Dr. Dedicated Christmas Eve - 1948
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  29 Palms Inn *Adobe cabins - 1928, 73950 Cottonwood Dr.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  **Charlton's Adobe - 1933, now Irene's adobe, 73959 Cottonwood Dr.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  *29 Palms Art Gallery - 1956, 74055 Cottonwood Dr., Home of western author, Tom Hopkins - 1936
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Old Schoolhouse Museum, Original school for Morongo Basin - 1927. Moved two miles to 6760 National Park Dr. in 1992
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Chemehuevi Burial Grounds, Dedicated - 1975, Adobe Road South of Cottonwood Dr.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Benito Building site - 1930, corner of Adobe Rd. and Sullivan Rd., Torn down in 2008.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Jimmy's Barber Shop - 1939, 6594 Adobe Rd. First Chamber of Commerce office
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Water District Office - 1944, first Joshua Tree National Monument Headquarters, 6562 Adobe Rd.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Red Barn Realty - 1936, 73665 29 Palms Hwy
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Little Church of the Desert - 1940, 6079 Adobe Rd. First church in the Morongo Basin
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Civic Center, 6136 Adobe Rd. Originally Sheriff's office, Judicial Court, and Jail - 1956
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Ince Memorial Hospital - 1948, 5792 Adobe Rd. Currently Faith in the Word Christian Center)
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Original Desert Trail Building -1937, 5770 Adobe Rd.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Desert Trail Building -1952, 6175 Adobe Rd.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Underhill Hardtop Theater - 1945, corner of Adobe Road & Two Mile Rd. Now Marine Barber Shop
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Historic Plaza, original town center, included Bagley's Market, Post Office, Garage, Ice Plant, Jail, Blockyard, Cafe, and Tankhouse
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Original Bagley home and garage
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Homestead Inn - 1929, 74153 Two Mile Rd. Homesteaded by Hazel Spell
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  *Jack Cones Adobe and Landing Field, 73924 Cones Airport Rd.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  James Cagney (movie actor) home - 1939. On hill east of Utah Trail south of Amboy Rd.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Luckie Park, Utah Trail & Two Mile rd. 40 acres deeded By William Campbell in 1929 to American Legion Post and VFW. Dedicated to Dr. James B. Luckie - 1965
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Campbell Mansion Homestead - 1925, 4744 Joe Davis Rd. Sold to Hollywood songwriter, Allie Wrubel. Currently Roughly Manor Bed & Breakfast
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  **29 Palms Arrastra, located on former Culbertson Homestead, north of 29 Palms Highway, west of Utah Trail
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Original Kenney's Drug Store - 1940, 73511 29 Palms Hwy. Now Wonder Garden Cafe
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  *Donnell's Desert Inn - 1934 (Later Mission Inn)
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Knott's Sky Park - 1939, 6851 El Sol Ave. Knott family (of Knott's berry Farm fame) donated park to 29 Palms Park & Recreation District. - 1962
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Smith's Ranch - 1923, 4584 Adobe Rd. Still operated by Smith family. The only Drive-in theater in the Morongo Basin.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  *El Adobe Hotel - 1936, Adobe Circle, south of Two Mile Rd.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  29 Palms Cemetery - 1934, 5350 Encelia Ave.
 
Link to Google Maps  Camera Icon  Lekstrum's Sanitarium - before 1938

* Indicates adobe structure
** Items located on private property not open to the public.

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