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Near Fountain Springs in Tulare County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Tailholt

 
 
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By Craig Baker, 2016
1. Tailholt Marker
Inscription.  Tailholt began as a gold mining camp about 1856 during the Kern River gold rush. Gold was obtained from placer and shaft operations. Mining has been carried on intermittently since the time of discovery. During periods of activity there has been a considerable settlement here. The name was changed to White River about 1870.
 
Erected 1949 by California Centennials Commission; and Tulare County Historical Society. (Marker Number 413.)
 
Location. 35° 48.718′ N, 118° 50.653′ W. Marker is near Fountain Springs, California, in Tulare County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Stage Coach Road and Mountain Road 12, on the right when traveling south on Old Stage Coach Road. Located 8 miles south of Fountain Springs. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35783 Old Stage Coach Road, Posey CA 93260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "El Cojo" (approx. 6.9 miles away); Fountain Springs (approx. 7 miles away); Old Stage Road (approx. 7 miles away); Woody (approx. 7˝ miles
Tailholt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2016
2. Tailholt Marker
away); Joseph Weringer, Sr. (approx. 7.6 miles away); Lavers Crossing (approx. 8.7 miles away); Lynn’s Bull Road (approx. 9.4 miles away); Glennville Adobe (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain Springs.
 
More about this marker. This is California Historical Landmark No. 413.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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