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

Elliot Ranch

1927

 
 
Elliot Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2017
1. Elliot Ranch Marker
Inscription.  
Elliot Ranch is just south of this point, in Little Horse Thief Canyon. It is the thirty acre homestead of William and Lena Elliot built in 1927. The family with eight children truly lived frontier lives in wilderness surroundings.

Between 1830 and 1855, thousands of stolen horses and mules were driven through the future Elliot Ranch en route to Utah for reselling.
 
Erected 1996 by Hesperia Recreation and Park District. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 19.506′ N, 117° 25.265′ W. Marker is near Hesperia, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is at the intersection of California Route 138 and Summit Post Office Road, on the left when traveling east on State Route 138. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Summit Train Station (here, next to this marker); Santa Fe and Salt Lake Trail (approx. 2.9 miles away); Camp Cajon Monument
Elliot Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2017
2. Elliot Ranch Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Mormon Pioneer Trail (approx. 3 miles away); Stoddard-Waite Monument (approx. 3 miles away); Blue Cut (approx. 4.6 miles away); Las Flores Ranch Barn (approx. 5.6 miles away); Las Flores Ranch / Mojave Trail (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hesperia.
 
Elliot Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Eliot Baker, 2021
3. Elliot Ranch Marker
The Summit Train Station Marker shares the same monument.
Marker and Highway image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2021
4. Marker and Highway
 
 
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 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   4. submitted on February 8, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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