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

Mormon Springs

 
 
Mormon Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Hawkins, March 25, 2013
1. Mormon Springs Marker
Inscription.  In the 1860's, fresh water springs in this area were developed by Mormon freighters making the springs and surrounding cottonwood trees a popular campsite.
 
Erected 1998 by Eagle Scout Project-Jonathan Oliver, Mohave Historical Society, Mormon Trails Assn., Victorville Historical Adv. Comm. and Sooter Sign Co.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural ResourcesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 32.095′ N, 117° 17.58′ W. Marker is in Victorville, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and C Street, on the right when traveling south on 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15314 8th Street, Victorville CA 92395, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. California Route 66 Museum, Victorville, California (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Town Victorville Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Emma Jean's (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mojave River Crossing (approx. 3.6
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miles away); Lane's Crossing (approx. 3.6 miles away); Family Home of B.J. Westlund, then Roy Rogers (approx. 3.6 miles away); Thorn Train Siding (approx. 4.4 miles away); Oro Grande Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victorville.
 
Mormon Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, September 14, 2010
2. Mormon Springs Marker
Mormon Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Hawkins, July 17, 2016
3. Mormon Springs Marker
The marker is visible at the corner.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2013, by Richard Hawkins of Phelan, California. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 27, 2013, by Richard Hawkins of Phelan, California.   2. submitted on May 9, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   3. submitted on July 18, 2016, by Richard Hawkins of Phelan, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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