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Oak Grove in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Camp Wright

1861 - 1866

 
 
Camp Wright Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Kindig, August 4, 2007
1. Camp Wright Marker
Inscription. First established October 18, 1861, on Warner's Ranch at "Fork of the Trail to San Diego", to guard the communications between California and Arizona. Moved to this site by Major Edwin A. Rigg, First California Volunteers, about November 23, 1861. Named for Brigadier General George Wright, United States Army, who commanded the Pacific Department and California District from 1861 to 1865. Abandoned December, 1866.
 
Erected 1953 by San Diego County Board of Supervisots and the Historical Markers Committee. (Marker Number 482.)
 
Location. 33° 23.327′ N, 116° 47.618′ W. Marker is in Oak Grove, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on State Highway 79 at milepost 49.3, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37742 California 79, Warner Springs CA 92086, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak Grove Stage Station (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Bergman (approx. 7 miles away); Warner Ranch House (approx. 12.5 miles away); Hamilton School, Anza (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Camp Wright (Warner's Ranch Camp) (San Diego County). (Submitted on January 15, 2012.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNotable Places
 
Camp Wright Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Kindig, August 4, 2007
2. Camp Wright Marker
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 381 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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