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

Site of the Battle of Chino

 
 
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By Joseph Beeman, April 11, 2006
1. Site of the Battle of Chino Marker
Inscription. Near this spot once stood the home of Isaac Williams, first American settler in this valley, about which on September 26-27 1846, was fought the first important engagement in California of the war with Mexico.

This was also the site of the Chino Ranch Station of the Butterfield Stage Line, 1858–61.
 
Erected 1946 by Historical Society of Pomona Valley, Native Sons of the Golden West, and Civic Organizations of Chino Valley on September 28.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 33° 59.388′ N, 117° 43.057′ W. Marker is in Chino, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Eucalyptus Avenue near Pipeline Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4040 Eucalyptus Avenue, Chino CA 91710, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rancho Chino Adobe Site (here, next to this marker);
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By Joseph Beeman, April 11, 2006
2. Site of the Battle of Chino Marker
Yorba-Slaughter Adobe (approx. 4.5 miles away); Cornerstone to Chino’s First Reservoir (approx. 4.7 miles away); First Home of Pomona College (approx. 5.1 miles away); Nine Young Pepper Trees (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chino.
 
Also see . . .  Los Angeles in the War with Mexico. Monograph by Mark J. Denger on the California State Military Museum website. (Submitted on May 26, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, Mexican-American
 
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By Joseph Beeman, April 11, 2006
3. Markers In Front of the Fire Station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. This page has been viewed 6,264 times since then and 422 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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