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Porterville in Tulare County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Tule River Indian Reservation

 
 
Tule River Indian Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2006
1. Tule River Indian Reservation Marker
Inscription.  A reservation was originally established in 1857. Indians from a widespread area were brought here. The natives of this vicinity were the Kuyeti Tribe toward the west and the Yaudanchi Tribe toward the east. Both were branches of the Yokuts Indians that occupied the San Joaquin Valley.
This location, not proving satisfactory, Tule River Indian Reservation was moved to its present location ten miles south-east in 1873.
 
Erected 1949 by The California Centennials Commission and base furnished by Tulare County Historical Society, October 16, 1949. (Marker Number 388.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksNative AmericansNotable EventsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 36° 3.497′ N, 118° 57.997′ W. Marker is in Porterville, California, in Tulare County. Marker is located on the grounds of the Alta Vista Elementary
Tule River Indian Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2006
2. Tule River Indian Reservation Marker
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School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2293 East Crabtree Avenue, Porterville CA 93257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Tule River Stage Station (approx. 2.3 miles away); Gabriel Moraga (approx. 2.4 miles away); Vandalia (approx. 2.6 miles away); Dr. Samuel Gregg George (approx. 2.7 miles away); Nettie Smith's Place (approx. 2.7 miles away); Elisha Packwood (approx. 2.8 miles away); Porterville's Badman (approx. 2.9 miles away); Time Marches On (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Porterville.
 
Also see . . .  Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Entering the Tule River Indian Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Ben (son of John) at Flickr, 2012
3. Entering the Tule River Indian Reservation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,069 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   3. submitted on October 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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