Pioneertown in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Today, Mane Street still retains its old west image. The Pioneertown Post Office is said to be the most photographed Post Office in the entire United States.
Erected 2004 by Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus in cooperation with the Pioneertown Post Office. (Marker Number 117.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1856.
Location. 34° 9.418′ N, 116° 29.928′ W. Marker is in Pioneertown, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Mane Street east of Tom Mix Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located approximately 100 feet southeast of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53441 Mane Street, Pioneertown CA 92268, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warren's Well (approx. 5.6 miles away); Morongo Indian Village (approx. 8.6 miles away); The Integratron (approx. 11 miles away).
Regarding Pioneertown. First Day Covers of stamped envelopes indicate the Post Office opened in 1950. The Post Office serves over 1000 patrons. Originally the Post Office had been in the back of the bowling alley. At one time vehicles were prohibited from driving on Mane Street. "If you are raising dust, you are going too fast." SOURCE: Billy Holcomb Chapter 1069 35th
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