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

Holcomb Valley Road

1861

 
 
Holcomb Valley Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2021
1. Holcomb Valley Road Marker
Inscription.  A free, graded road crossed here, running from Holcomb Valley to join the Brown Toll Road through the Cajon Pass. Citizens of Belleville raised $1,500 in 1861 to hire Jed Van Duzen, a local blacksmith, to build this road.
 
Erected 1996 by Hesperia Recreation and Park District. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 34° 24.5′ N, 117° 15.157′ W. Marker is in Hesperia, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Arrowhead Lake Road 0.1 miles south of Centennial Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hesperia CA 92345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mojave Indian Trail / Hesperia Lakes (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old School House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Original Water Supply Ditch (approx. 3 miles away); Walters Store & House (approx. 3 miles away); Hesperia Train Station (approx. 3 miles away); Hesperia Hotel
Holcomb Valley Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2021
2. Holcomb Valley Road Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); Hesperia Hotel Granite Stones (approx. 3.2 miles away); John Brown Road at The Mojave Trail (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hesperia.
 
Also see . . .  Hesperia Historical Sites. (Submitted on February 5, 2021.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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