Huell goes to Sequoia National Forest to visit historic Buck Rock Fire Lookout perched on sheer granite at 8,502 ft. Established in 1912, this lookout was one of the first in the Sierra Nevada and in 1923 became the first live-in lookout.
Huell travels to Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies in San Francisco Bay. This university research facility is on land with rich history that includes codfish, ship coaling, bridge cables and constructing anti-submarine nets.
Corona, aka "The Circle City", held auto road races from 1913 to 1916 using Grand Boulevard which forms a perfect circle three miles around. Huell attends a historic marker dedication and drives the route in vintage racers from the period.
Huell visits the Owens Valley site of Manzanar War Relocation Center, one of ten camps that interned Japanese-American citizens and resident Japanese aliens during World War II. Experts and former internees tell the camp's complex history.