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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Palm Spring

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
1. Palm Spring Marker
Inscription. Here was a palm-studded desert resting place, 1826-1866, for Mexican pioneers, mountain men, the Army of the West, Mormon Battalion, Boundary Commission, Forty-Niners, Railway Survey, Butterfield Overland Mail stages, and California Legion. It was the site of the Butterfield Stage station buit in 1858 by Warren F. Hall.
 
Erected 1958 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Fremont-Kearny Historicans of Old San Diego. (Marker Number 639.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Mormon Battalion marker series.
 
Location. 32° 55.169′ N, 116° 13.117′ W. Marker is in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Vallecito Creek Road south of County Road S2. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Julian CA 92036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vallecito Stage Station (approx. 8.6 miles away); Butterfield Overland Mail Route (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
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Palm Spring image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
2. Palm Spring
Palm Spring image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
3. Palm Spring
Palm Spring image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
4. Palm Spring
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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