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Near Santa Paula in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Sycamore Tree

 
 
Sycamore Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
1995
1. Sycamore Tree Marker
Inscription.  In 1846 General John C. Fremont passed this site of the sycamore tree on his way to sign a treaty with General Andres Pico to secure California for future annexation to the United States. It served the Padres as a resting place; the community as a polling place and a temporary post office; and a location for religious services.
 
Erected 1961 by California State Parks Commission in cooperation with the Ventura County Historical Society, El Aliso Parlor No. 314, Santa Paula and Poinsettia Parlor No. 318, Ventura, Native Daughters of the Golden West. (Marker Number 756.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmark, the Historic Trees, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 34° 22.736′ N, 118° 59.391′ W. Marker was near Santa Paula, California, in Ventura County. Marker was at the intersection of West Telegraph
Sycamore Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 18, 2007
2. Sycamore Tree Marker
Road (Route 126 at milepost 16.7) and Sycamore Road, on the right when traveling west on West Telegraph Road. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 3862-3896 Sycamore Road, Fillmore CA 93015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Santa Clara Schoolhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tanner Homestead (approx. 2.9 miles away); St. Francis Dam Disaster (approx. 3 miles away); Portolá Expedition (approx. 3.8 miles away); Saint Francis Dam Disaster Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Birthplace of Union Oil Company of California (approx. 4.3 miles away); 317 Central Avenue (approx. 4.6 miles away); Fillmore's First Bank & Masonic Hall (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Paula.
 
Sycamore Tree and Marker Base image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 18, 2007
3. Sycamore Tree and Marker Base
Sycamore Tree image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 12, 2018
4. Sycamore Tree
Sycamore Tree Sign image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 12, 2018
5. Sycamore Tree Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 1,270 times since then and 191 times this year. Last updated on March 13, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1. submitted on July 30, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   4, 5. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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