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Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bear Gulch

 
 
Bear Gulch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, May 28, 2006
1. Bear Gulch Marker
Inscription. In memory of the California Pioneers. Bear Gulch, the home of oso. In 1779, Father Font camped here on his way to Monterey.
 
Erected 1932 by Ontario Parlor No 251 Native Daughters of the Golden West, October 12th.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 6.309′ N, 117° 37.44′ W. Marker is in Rancho Cucamonga, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard (California Route 66) and San Bernadino Road, on the right when traveling west on Foothill Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8316 Foothill Blvd, Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Red Hill (approx. mile away); Tapia Adobe Site (approx. mile away); Cucamonga Winery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); George Chaffey, Jr. (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rancho Cucamonga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sycamore Inn History. The Inn is located near the marker, and this page relates the history
Bear Gulch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, May 28, 2006
2. Bear Gulch Marker
of the area. (Submitted on May 29, 2006.) 

2. History and Significance of the Anza Expedition of 1775-76. Father Font's wrote of the journey in his diary of the expedition that discovered the first overland route from the Gulf of Mexico to Upper California. The Spanish called this area on the trail "Arroyo Los Osos", or Bear Gulch. (Submitted on May 29, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. This page has been viewed 2,338 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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