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

San Felipe

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
1. San Felipe Marker
Inscription. Here the southern trail of explorers, trappers, soldiers, and emigrants crossed ancient trade routes of Kamia, Cahuilla, Diegueno, and Luiseno Indians. On the flat southwest across the creek, Warren F. Hall built and operated the San Felipe home station of the Butterfield Mail, which operated from 1858 to 1861. Later the station was used by Banning Stages and by the military during the Civil War.
 
Erected 1964 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Squibob Chapter, No. 1853, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 793.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 33° 6.127′ N, 116° 29.035′ W. Marker is in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, in San Diego County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Julian CA 92036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vallecito-Butterfield Stage Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Box Canyon (approx. 6.5 miles away); Butterfield Overland Mail Route (approx. 6.5 miles away); F.L. Blanc Rental (approx.
San Felipe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
2. San Felipe Marker
6.9 miles away); F.L. Blanc Warehouse (approx. 6.9 miles away); Hoskings Rental (approx. 7 miles away); De Luca House (approx. 7 miles away); Frary House (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Civil
 
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 18, 2008
3. Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
 
 
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 488 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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