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

Las Flores Ranch Barn

 
 
Las Flores Ranch Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 11, 2006
1. Las Flores Ranch Barn Marker
Inscription.  Largest old barn in Southern California. Erected in 1872 by ranch owners, Amos P. Houlton and James F. Houghton, with lumber cut and transported from Sawpit Canyon by oxen.
 
Erected 1980 by The families of Chesney W. Carver, Kaughman L. Carver, Doris Carver, Chilcott and Marjorie Carver Weirick, owners from 1937 to 1980. Boyd Maddox, Foreman.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 18.671′ N, 117° 19.439′ W. Marker is in Hesperia, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on California Route 173 2 miles from California Route 138. The marker is located on the Las Flores Ranch, which is private property, not open to the public. The plaque is on the left side of the entrance to the old barn. 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Las Flores Ranch / Mojave Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Garces-Smith Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away); Atongai Indian Village
Las Flores Ranch Barn image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 11, 2006
2. Las Flores Ranch Barn
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Hesperia’s Original Water Source (approx. 5.2 miles away); Elliot Ranch (approx. 5.6 miles away); Summit Train Station (approx. 5.6 miles away); Mormon Lumber Road (approx. 5.6 miles away); Mojave Indian Trail / Hesperia Lakes (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hesperia.
 
Las Flores Ranch Barn Weathervane image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 11, 2006
3. Las Flores Ranch Barn Weathervane
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 975 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on February 10, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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