Campo in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Hatﬁeld – The Rainmaker
Erected 1999 by County of San Diego and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 32° 41.122′ N, 116° 31.551′ W. Marker is in Campo, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Morena Reservoir Road. Touch for map. Marker is located at the the intersection with the road that leads to the boat ramp. Marker is in this post office area: Campo CA 91906, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Buckman Springs (approx. 5.6 miles away); Campo Stone Store (approx. 6.1 miles away); Descanso Town Hall (approx. 12.8 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Hatfield – The Rainmaker. In his article written for The Journal of San Diego History, Winter 1970 San Diego Historical Society Newsletter, Thomas W. Patterson writes of the events of the rain that brought 35 inches of rain to Southern California in 1916. (Submitted on November 25, 2011.)
2. Hatfield – The Rainmaker Photos. The Journal of San Diego History offers vintage photos. (Submitted on November 25, 2011.)
3. The Flooding of 1916. In shorter form, this article was originally published as “1916: The year a rainmaker says he ended city's drought,” by Rick Crawford, in the San Diego Union-Tribune, January 10, 2008. (Submitted on November 25, 2011.)
Categories. • Notable Events • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2011, by Dean Whittle of San Diego, California. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2011, by Dean Whittle of San Diego, California. 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 26, 2012, by Dean Whittle of San Diego, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.