Captain Roy Marlin Voris

Captain Roy Marlin Voris And General James Doolittle Exhibits In Monterey, California

The Monterey Regional Airport has an exhibit on two famous aviators, Captain Roy Marlin Voris and General James Doolittle, whom spent time living in Monterey, California.

The two aviators has served the United States Armed Forces during World War II.

On April 18, 1942, General Doolittle became known for orchestrating the “Doolittle Raid” on the Japanese Empire. This was the first offensive raid on the Japanese, which was executed on the hope that the Japanese would pull troops out of other theaters, such as the Philippines, in order to focus on the defense of their mainland.

Photograph of an Army Air Force B-25B bomber taking off from Hornet at the start of the raid.

Planes on the Hornet Deck before the start of the raid.

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The airport hosts other exhibits such as famous women in Monterey and a history of vineyards in the county.

Sherith Isreal

The Sherith Isreal Synagogue

On August 20, 1850, the congregation of the Sherith Isreal was founded. In 1904, construction for a third building for that congregation, two smaller ones had previously been built, began in San Francisco, California. On September 24, 1905, the third Sherith Isreal structure was dedicated after its completion.

The Sherith Israel is listed on the Nationals Register of Historic Places.

Within the building are various historical artifacts and historical markers.

The structure survived the 1906 and the 1989 earthquakes.

The synagogue has a Torah from Gross Freden, Germany.

The Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge

The view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the Fort Baker fishing pier on November 2, 2019.

On January 5, 1933, construction began on the Golden Gate Bridge. In May 1937, after he Bridge was completed, various celebrations were held.

A crowd celebrates the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 27, 1937.

On May 28, 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge became open to vehicular traffic.