Riverside in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1987 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Riverside County Historical Commission and Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 943.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 33° 59.594′ N, 117° 24.97′ W. Marker is in Riverside, California, in Riverside County. Marker is at the intersection of Briggs Street and Mill Creek Street, on the right when traveling south on Briggs Street. Touch for map. Marker is located approximately 300 feet inside the entrance to the Jensen- Alvarado Historic Ranch Park and Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4307 Briggs Street, Riverside CA 92509, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Robidoux Grist Mill Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Rubidoux (approx. 1.6 miles away); De Anza Crossing of the Santa Ana River (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mission Inn (approx. 2.6 miles away); The First Marsh Grapefruit Trees into California (approx. 3.4 miles away); Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree (approx. 3.4 miles away); Agua Mansa (approx. 3.4 miles away); Highgrove Hydroelectric Plant (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverside.
Regarding Jensen-Alvarado Ranch. The top plaque is the State of California Registered Historic Landmark No. 943 marker and the lower plaque states this property is on the National Register of Historic Places. The bricks of the house were made at the ranch from clay found nearby and the house beams were hauled by oxen from sawmill operating in the San Bernardino Mountains.
SOURCE: Billy Holcomb Chapter 1069 35th Anniversary Plaque Book by Phillip Holdaway
Also see . . . Cornelius Boy Jensen (1814 - 1886) - Find A Grave Memorial. Pioneer, Vintner, Storekeeper - Dutch sea Captain Cornelius Boy Jensen, who for many years had sailed out of Hamburg, Germany, sailed into San Francisco Bay in 1848 and never again went (Submitted on December 20, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
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