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Menifee in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

James B. Ferrell Ranch

 
 
James B. Ferrell Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 1, 2021
1. James B. Ferrell Ranch Marker
Inscription.  James B. Ferrell came to California in 1874 from Iowa. He arrived in the Menifee Valley in 1887 and homesteaded land later known as Audie Murphy Ranch. He had constructed a six-room house and barn by 1889. Ferrell farmed here and raised trotter horses. His daughter Ella lived nearby with her husband Henry Evans.
 
Erected 2016 by Menifee Valley Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 33° 40.69′ N, 117° 13.357′ W. Marker is in Menifee, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on Rattle Dance Way east of Lone Pine Drive, on the left when traveling east. Located at Audie Murphy Sports Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30376 Lone Pine Dr, Menifee CA 92584, 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. William Newport Ranch (approx. 1.7 miles away); 1890 Menifee School (approx. 2 miles away); Quail Valley Country Club (approx. 2.2 miles away); Kings Inn (approx. 2.9 miles
James B. Ferrell Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 1, 2021
2. James B. Ferrell Ranch Marker
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away); Hans Christensen Family (approx. 3.2 miles away); Kittilson & Brown (approx. 3.4 miles away); Walter Zeiders (approx. 3.9 miles away); Kirkpatrick Family (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menifee.
 
Sheep on the Ranch, Late 1940’s image. Click for full size.
Menifee Valley Historical Association
3. Sheep on the Ranch, Late 1940’s
Karakul Farm, formerly Ferrell Ranch.
Ferrell Ranch image. Click for full size.
Menifee Valley Historical Association
4. Ferrell Ranch
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on August 6, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   4. submitted on August 7, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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