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Near Phelan in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Santa Fe and Salt Lake Trail

1849

 
 
Santa Fe and Salt Lake Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
2017
1. Santa Fe and Salt Lake Trail Marker
Inscription.  Erected in honor of the brave pioneers of California in 1917 by pioneers Sheldon Stoddard, Sydney F. Waite, John Brown Jr., George Miller, George M. Cooley, Silas C. Cox, Richard Weir, Jasper N. Corbett
 
Erected 1917. (Marker Number 576.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, the Mormon Pioneer Trail, and the U.S. Route 66 series lists.
 
Location. 34° 18.373′ N, 117° 28.002′ W. Marker is near Phelan, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Wagon Train Road half a mile south of California Route 138, on the right when traveling south. Exit the 15 Freeway at Hwy 138. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phelan CA 92371, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Cajon Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Stoddard-Waite Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mormon Pioneer Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Blue Cut
The Monument image. Click for full size.
2017
2. The Monument
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Mormon Trail Monument (approx. 4.7 miles away); Lytle Creek Canyon (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sanford Cutoff (approx. 7.3 miles away); Sycamore Grove (approx. 7½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phelan.
 
More about this marker. The marker dedication ceremony on December 23, 1917 was attended by all eight of the named pioneers.
This is California Historical Landmark number 576.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Additional keywords. Mormon Road,
 
Marker near the 15 Freeway image. Click for full size.
2017
3. Marker near the 15 Freeway
Marker Dedication in 1917 image. Click for full size.
1917
4. Marker Dedication in 1917
Two Monuments image. Click for full size.
By Charles Hepperle, September 15, 2019
5. Two Monuments
Camp Cajon monument, dedicated July 4, 2019, on the 100th anniversary of the original monument and former campground on Route 66.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2018. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on October 11, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   4, 5. submitted on September 16, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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