Near Springville in Tulare County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1990 by Dr. Samuel Gregg George Chapter 1855, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 36° 26.8′ N, 118° 52.967′ W. Marker is near Springville, California, in Tulare County. Marker is on Balch Park Road (Route 296) 18.1 miles east of County Highway 190, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 45550 Balch Park Road, Springville CA 93265, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mineral King Wagon and Toll Road (approx. 2 miles away); Ben Harris (approx. 9.3 miles away); The Naturalists (approx. 9½ miles away); Buttress Tree (approx. 9.7 miles away); Call the Cavalry! (approx. 9.8 miles away); Auto Log (approx. 9.8 miles away); Colonel Young: A Buffalo Soldier (approx. 9.8 miles away); Middle Fork Canyon (approx. 9.9 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is on the narrow bumpy Balch Park Road 18 miles East of Springville, and 7 miles from the nearest crossroads (Yokuhl Road).
Regarding Battle Mountain. In the early days of Tulare County, the combined forces of Fresno County, Kern County, and Tulare County all banded together to confront the local Native Americans for their perceived wrongdoings. Up to this time, the settlers and locals had lived in conflict, but not to the point of war.
Topics. Native Americans • Wars, US Indian
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 3,079 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.