Near Springville in Tulare County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1990 by Dr. Samuel Gregg George Chapter 1855, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 36° 26.8′ N, 118° 52.967′ W. Marker is near Springville, California, in Tulare County. Marker is on Balch Park Road (Route 296) 18.1 miles east of County Highway 190, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 45550 Balch Park Road, Springville CA 93265, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Middle Fork Canyon (approx. 9.9 miles away); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 10 miles away); For the Good of the Giants (approx. 10.2 miles away); Cattle Cabin (approx. 11.2 miles away); General Sherman Tree (approx. 11.8 miles away); Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks (approx. 13.8 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is on the narrow bumpy Balch Park Road 18 miles East of Springville, and 7 miles from the nearest crossroads (Yokuhl Road).
Regarding Battle Mountain. In the early days of Tulare County, the combined forces of Fresno County, Kern County, and Tulare County all banded together to confront the local Native Americans for their perceived wrongdoings. Up to this time, the settlers and locals had lived in conflict, but not to the point of war.
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 2,135 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.