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Elizabeth Lake in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Butterfield Overland Mail

And Havilah Coachline

 
 
Butterfield Overland Mail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 29, 2018
1. Butterfield Overland Mail Marker
Inscription.  
Butterfield Overland Mail and Havilah Coachline used these houses from
1861-1881.

 
Erected 1970 by Antelope Valley Chapter, Daughters of The American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 39.737′ N, 118° 22.986′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth Lake, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Elizabeth Lake Road 0.2 miles east of Ranch Club Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Hughes CA 93532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Power Plant No. 1 (approx. 6.6 miles away); St. Francis Dam Disaster Site (was approx. 10.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named St. Francis Dam Disaster Site (approx. 12 miles away); St. Francis Dam (approx. 12 miles away); Toney Residence (approx. 12 miles away); Tesoro Adobe (approx. 16.4 miles away); Acton Community Presbyterian Church (approx. 16.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Butterfield Overland Mail.
Butterfield Overland Mail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 29, 2018
2. Butterfield Overland Mail Marker
The two houses at this location mysteriously burned down a few years ago.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Butterfield Overland Mail route.
 
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Butterfield Overland Mail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 29, 2018
3. Butterfield Overland Mail Marker
Butterfield Overland Mail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 29, 2018
4. Butterfield Overland Mail Marker
Nearby Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 29, 2018
5. Nearby Building
Built in 1910, this power switching station sent power to the Pacific Electric Railway in Los Angeles, 60 miles to the south. Located on Elizabeth Lake Road at Firtree Drive, on private property.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on August 2, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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