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Corona in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of Butterfield Stage Station

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
1. Site of Butterfield Stage Station Marker
Inscription. Where mail was delivered, horses changed and passengers given rest and a meal. First stage carrying overland mail left Tipton, Missouri on Sept. 15, 1858 and, passing through Temescal arrived in Los Angeles onOct. 7, 1858.

First dedicated by the History and Landmarks Committee, Corona Woman's Improvement Club, May 24, 1934 at the site of the Stage Station along Temescal Canyon Road. Rededicated Oct. 7, 2006 by the Corona Woman's Improvement Club.
 
Erected 1934 by Corona Woman's Improvement Club. (Marker Number 188.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail marker series.
 
Location. 33° 48.971′ N, 117° 30.511′ W. Marker is in Corona, California, in Riverside County. Marker can be reached from Pronio Circle. Click for map. Maker is on walking path 0.1 mile west of circle on Pronio Circle road. Marker is in this post office area: Corona CA 92883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Serrano Tanning Vats (approx. 2.9 miles away); Tanning Vat (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of Third Serrano Adobe (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of First House in Riverside County
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By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
2. Site of Butterfield Stage Station Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Old Temescal Road (approx. 3.9 miles away); Corona Founders (approx. 4.9 miles away); Silverado (approx. 6.4 miles away); Death of the California Grizzly (approx. 8.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Corona.
 
More about this marker. Properties of historical importance in California are currently designated as significant resources in three state registration programs: State Historical Landmarks, Points of Historical Interest, and the California Register of Historic Places. This data is provided by the Office of Historic Preservation, California Department of Parks and Recreation and is also available in the California Historical Landmarks Book.


Registration Date: 6/20/1935

"Site of Butterfield Stage Station where mail was delivered and horses changed. The first stage carrying overland mail left Tipton, Missouri on September 15, 1858 and, passing through Temescal, arrived in Los Angeles October 7, 1858."

The location of the monument was originally placed at 33 46.679′ N, 117 29.157′ W, now located in the center divider for Temescal
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By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
3. Site of Butterfield Stage Station Marker
Canyon Road, approximately 1000 feet northeast of its present location.
 
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