Near Jacumba in Imperial County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mountain Springs Station Site
Erected 1991 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in, Imperial Valley Pioneer and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 194.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 32° 39.55′ N, 116° 5.98′ W. Marker is near Jacumba, California, in Imperial County. Marker can be reached from In-Ko-Pah Park Road near Interstate 8. Click for map. Take the In-Ko-Pah Park Road exit off of Interstate 8 and follow it north until the end. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 In-Ko-Pah Park Road, Jacumba CA 91934, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Desert Tower (a few steps from this marker); Jay C. von Werlhof (approx. 7.7 miles away); De Anza Overlook (approx. 11.8 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is near the border of San Diego and Imperial Counties. The marker is located at the Desert View Tower in Imperial County but the town is located in San Diego County.
This site was first registered as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 194 on June 20, 1935 but a marker was not placed until April 27, 1991.
Also see . . .
1. Mountain Springs Station. A youtube recording by John Malcolm Penn sung as background to a photo album displaying vintage photos of the area. (Submitted on December 6, 2011.)
2. Mountain Springs. This 1955 article by the The Journal of San Diego History tells a short history of the area. (Submitted on December 6, 2011.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dean Whittle of San Diego, California. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dean Whittle of San Diego, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.