Valencia in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Rancho San Francisco
Erected 1958 by California State Parks Commission in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Death Valley '49ers. (Marker Number 556.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1850.
Location. 34° 26.415′ N, 118° 36.313′ W. Marker is in Valencia, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on The Old Road/Golden State Highway east of Henry Mayo Drive, on the rightTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valencia CA 91355, 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. The Ridge Route (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oak of the Golden Dream (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tesoro Adobe (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mentryville (approx. 4.2 miles away); Pioneer Oil Refinery (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Oak of the Golden Dream (approx. 4.9 miles away); First Commercial Oil Well In California (approx. 5 miles away); Saugus School Bell (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valencia.
Regarding Rancho San Francisco. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.556 on August 24, 1956.
Also see . . . Rancho San Francisco. The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society provides information and photos of the area. (Submitted on May 14, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. This page has been viewed 1,252 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. 3. submitted on May 15, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.