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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Palm Spring

 
 
Palm Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
1. Palm Spring Marker
Inscription.  Here was a palm-studded desert resting place, 1826-1866, for Mexican pioneers, mountain men, the Army of the West, Mormon Battalion, Boundary Commission, Forty-Niners, Railway Survey, Butterfield Overland Mail stages, and California Legion. It was the site of the Butterfield Stage station buit in 1858 by Warren F. Hall.
 
Erected 1958 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Fremont-Kearny Historicans of Old San Diego. (Marker Number 639.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansNotable PlacesRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, the California Historical Landmarks, and the Mormon Battalion series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 32° 55.169′ N, 116° 13.117′ W. Marker is in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Vallecito Creek Road south of County Road S2. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Julian CA 92036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within
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14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vallecito Stage Station (approx. 8.6 miles away); Pictographs (approx. 10.7 miles away); The Impossible Railroad (approx. 10.9 miles away); Morteros Memories (approx. 11.1 miles away); Butterfield Overland Mail Route (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
Palm Spring image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
2. Palm Spring
Palm Spring image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
3. Palm Spring
Palm Spring image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
4. Palm Spring
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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