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

Bear Gulch

 
 
Bear Gulch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Beeman, May 28, 2006
1. Bear Gulch Marker
Inscription.  In memory of the California Pioneers. Bear Gulch, the home of oso. In 1779, Father Font camped here on his way to Monterey.
 
Erected 1932 by Ontario Parlor No 251 Native Daughters of the Golden West, October 12th.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 34° 6.309′ N, 117° 37.44′ W. Marker is in Rancho Cucamonga, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard (California Route 66) and San Bernadino Road, on the right when traveling west on Foothill Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8316 Foothill Blvd, Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Magic Lamp Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Pavement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pacific Electric Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1977 (approx. 0.3 miles away);
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1887 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rancho Cucamonga.
 
Also see . . .  Sycamore Inn History. The Inn is located near the marker, and this page relates the history of the area. (Submitted on May 29, 2006.) 
 
Bear Gulch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Beeman, May 28, 2006
2. Bear Gulch Marker
Sign at Driveway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 21, 2018
3. Sign at Driveway
Originally a hotel on Route 66 — Now a restaurant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. This page has been viewed 3,222 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California.   3. submitted on July 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2024