San Dimas in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
La Cienega Mud Springs, Birthplace of San Dimas
Erected by the Pomona Valley historical society and the Service Organizations of San Dimas. Dedicated in 1939.
Erected 1993 by San Dimas Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 34° 6.192′ N, 117° 47.91′ W. Marker was in San Dimas, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker was on Arrow Highway west of San Dimas Canyon Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. It is between the highway and the railroad tracks. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 9 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Adobe de Palomares (approx. 3.3 miles away but has been reported missing); First Home of Pomona College (approx. 4 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 8.4 miles away); George Chaffey, Jr. (approx. 8.5 miles away); WCTU Fountain (approx. 8.8 miles away).
Regarding La Cienega Mud Springs, Birthplace of San Dimas. San Dimas was originally called Mud Springs.
Also see . . . San Dimas Community History.
Drove by this last Saturday & it looks like the plaque has been pried off of the marker's base. Been there since 1939 & now some illiterate twit with a crowbar has probably had it melted down for a few bucks. So sad.
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