Barstow in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
1809 - 1868
Erected 2006 by Barstow's Main Street Mural Project.
Location. 34° 53.922′ N, 117° 1.514′ W. Marker is in Barstow, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on East Main Street (Business Interstate 15), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 East Main Street, Barstow CA 92311, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Steven Watts Kearny (here, next to this marker); John Charles Fremont (a few steps from this marker); Jedediah Smith (a few steps from this marker); Amiel Weeks Whipple (a few steps from this marker); Mojave Runners (a few steps from this marker); Father Garces (within shouting distance of this marker); The California Gold Rush Calico Mountain Mines (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barstow.
More about this marker. The Early Explorers is the subject of the sixth mural in the series. Barstow’s Main Street murals are intended to illustrate Barstow’s past and enhance its future. The murals line historic Route 66, the Mother Road. The murals depict aspects of the history of Barstow and the surrounding area. New murals are added annually.
Also see . . . Main Street Murals. (Submitted on December 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Exploration •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.