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Bishop in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

San Francis Ranch

 
 
San Francis Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 8, 2006
1. San Francis Ranch Marker
Inscription. In 1861, Samuel A. Bishop, his wife and party left Fort Tejon for the Owens Valley driving 650 head of stock. On August 22, Bishop reached a creek later named for him and southwest of this spot, established San Francis Ranch. There a peace treaty was signed by the settlers and the chiefs of the Paiute Indians.

Dedicated June 22, 1985
Slim Princess Chapter 395
E Clampus Vitus
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 208

 
Erected 1985 by Slim Princess Chapter 395, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 208.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 21.679′ N, 118° 27.192′ W. Marker is in Bishop, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on West Line Road (California Route 168) west of Muny Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bishop CA 93514, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as
San Francis Ranch Marker With the Sierra Mountains to the West image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 8, 2006
2. San Francis Ranch Marker With the Sierra Mountains to the West
the crow flies. Lynching of the Convicts (approx. one mile away); Bishop Creek Battleground (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Mule (approx. 3.1 miles away); History of "Dangerous Arrest" (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Little Kittie Inn (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bishop.
 
Also see . . .  History of Bishop. (Submitted on October 17, 2006.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
San Francis Ranch Marker and the White Mountains to the East image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 8, 2006
3. San Francis Ranch Marker and the White Mountains to the East
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,393 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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