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

Porter House

Est. 1945

 
 
Porter House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 24, 2014
1. Porter House Marker
Inscription. Home of Colonel John Porter and family. Relocated from Lake Hodges. First building established in Old Poway Park. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Location. 32° 58.255′ N, 117° 2.179′ W. Marker is in Poway, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Midland Road south of Aubrey Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The Porter House is located in the Old Poway Park, an historic park recreating life in late 19th Century. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14134 Midland Road, Poway CA 92074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baldwin Locomotive No. 3 (here, next to this marker); City of Poway Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Nelson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Templars Hall (about 300 feet away); DJ Ranch Formerly: Kent Farm (approx. half a mile away); Dearborn Memorial Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Flint Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away); Community Church of Poway (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Poway.
 
More about this marker. The historic marker is at the front entrance to the Porter House.
 
Also see . . .  Poway History
Porter House image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 24, 2014
2. Porter House
. (Submitted on June 9, 2014.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Rose Room image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 24, 2014
3. The Rose Room
The Rose Room is attached to the Porter House. A plaque dedicated to the Porters is at the front entrance to the room.
Porter House (right) adjacent to Templars Hall in Old Poway Park image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 24, 2014
4. Porter House (right) adjacent to Templars Hall in Old Poway Park
Porter Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 24, 2014
5. Porter Plaque
In memory of Colonel John and Mrs. Helen Porter whose home and business are the foundation of Old Poway Park. Dedicated December 2, 1997.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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