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Lucerne Valley in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Last Indian Fight in Southern California

 
 
The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Hawkins, March 27, 2013
1. The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker
Inscription. In January 1867 Indians left their camp east of Chimney Rock to go into the San Bernardino Mountains where they looted and burned several cabins and a sawmill. In retaliation, a possee surprised the Indians at their camp and killed and wounded many, thus ending the hostilities.
 
Location. 34° 27.013′ N, 117° 0.235′ W. Marker is in Lucerne Valley, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Old Woman Springs Road (California Route 18) east of Rabbit Springs Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located approximately 500 feet east of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Lucerne Valley CA 92356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chimney Rock (here, next to this marker); Peter Davidson (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bellevill Holcomb Valley (approx. 12.3 miles away); Holcomb Valley (approx. 12.3 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Holcomb Valley (approx. 15.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The area is on private property but you can ask the land owner for permission to visit the area.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 24, 2010
2. The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker
The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 24, 2010
3. The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker
Chimney Rock and The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Markers image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 24, 2010
4. Chimney Rock and The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Markers
The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Hawkins, March 27, 2013
5. The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker
Looking through this hole on the side of the marker will show you the area where this event happened.
The Viewing Hole image. Click for full size.
By Richard Hawkins, March 27, 2013
6. The Viewing Hole
The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Hawkins, March 27, 2013
7. The Last Indian Fight in Southern California Marker
An updated view of the marker showing the newly added white rocks around the base.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 710 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Richard Hawkins of Phelan, California.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Richard Hawkins of Phelan, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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