Oak Grove in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Oak Grove Stage Station
Erected 1953 by San Diego County Board of Supervisors and the Historical Markers Committee. (Marker Number 502.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail marker series.
Location. 33° 23.426′ N, 116° 47.706′ W. Marker is in Oak Grove, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on State Highway 79 at milepost 49.4, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37642 California 79, Warner Springs CA 92086, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Wright (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Bergman (approx. 6.9 miles away); Warner Ranch House (approx. 12.7 miles away); San Carlos Pass (approx. Hamilton School, Anza (approx. 13.3 miles away); Juan Diego Flats (approx. 14.1 miles away).
Regarding Oak Grove Stage Station. Oak Grove is one of the few remaining stations on the Butterfield Overland Mail route. During the Civil War the station was used as a hospital for nearby Camp Wright. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, Calfiornia State Parks
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