Ten fun facts about Fremont
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Way back in 1956, five communities converged to form Fremont- Niles, Irvington, Warm Springs and Mission San Jose.
The city has its very own quaint silent film theatre. At one point of time Charlie Chaplain worked for the Essanay Film Company situated in Niles.
Fremont has an urban legend of its won. The White witch of the Canyon in Niles is very famous here. She was supposedly killed and eventually turned into a ghost.
The 1992 women’s singles Olympic Champion figure skater, Kristie Yamaguchi grew up here.Fact 5
The ice age Mammoths once roamed in Fremont. A couple of young men in the 1940’s had found evidence which now lies in The Wes Gordon Fossil Hall.Fact 6
An article in clippings in the Fremont Main Library mentions that the McDonald quarter-pounder was invented in the city in 1972.Fact 7
The Niles Canyon Railway tracks are a part of the Transcontinental Rail Route and are a segment of a railroad museum.Fact 8
Fremont is the nearest East Bay City to California’s Silicon Valley and most people associate it with the latter.Fact 9
This Californian city is a sister city to Fuquay, Japan, Elizabeth, South Australia, Azores, Portugal, Puerto Penasco, Mexico, Jaipur, India and Lipa City in the Philippines. International Exchanges and fund-raisers are part of the activities that these cities participate in.Fact 10
The Fremont City website mentions that the highest recorded temperature in the city was 114 °F, in June 1961. Go to more u.s. city facts ❯
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