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

Harvard Reservoir

 
 
Harvard Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 31, 2020
1. Harvard Reservoir Marker
Inscription.  In 1948 residents of Harvard rallied together to complete the Harvard Community Reservoir. Lined with locally mined bentonite to keep the water from draining, the new reservoir served this community of farmers and homesteaders for decades and was on the migratory path of native water foul. Now empty. this man made earthen ring is used for hiking, biking and other recreational activities by residents.
 
Erected 2011 by Newberry Springs Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 58.017′ N, 116° 39.717′ W. Marker is near Newberry Springs, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Tami Road north of Barrett Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newberry Springs CA 92365, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harvard Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Cady (approx. 2½ miles away); Historic Mojave River Road (approx.
Harvard Reservoir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 31, 2020
2. Harvard Reservoir Marker
Reservoir in background, not open to the public.
2½ miles away); Camp Cady (1860-1871) (approx. 3.9 miles away); Newberry Springs (approx. 9.8 miles away); Bagdad Café (approx. 10.2 miles away); Forks of the Road (approx. 10.4 miles away); Calico’s School House (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newberry Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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