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

Morongo Indian Village

 
 
Morongo Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 21, 2015
1. Morongo Indian Village Marker
Inscription.
This monument located on site of the
Morongo Indian Village
Here John Morongo was born 1850, became outstanding member of the Morongo clan for whom Morongo Basin was named. Later was appointed U.S. Peace Officier with title of Captain.

Hans de Crevecoeur - first white settler, lived in tent where son Ben, first white boy was born in Morongo Basin 1876.

Mark (Chuck) Warren homesteaded in 1876, first house in this entire area, son Edwin born 1888 - daughter Lela, first white girl born in Morongo Basin 1892.
 
Erected 1963 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 2.954′ N, 116° 34.381′ W. Marker is in Morongo Valley, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Vale Drive near Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11249 Vale Drive, Morongo Valley CA 92256, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneertown (approx. 8.6 miles away); Whitewater
Morongo Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 21, 2015
2. Morongo Indian Village Marker
(approx. 10.2 miles away); Warren's Well (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in Covington Park.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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