Fountain Springs in Tulare County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old Stage Road
Jedediah S. Smith - 1826 & 1827
Ewing Young - 1830 and 1832
Thomas "Pedleg' Smith - 1830's and later
Joseph R. Walker - 1830's and later
John C. Fremont with Kit Carson as guide - 1844
Edward Kern, Joseph R. Walker as guide detached from Fremont's 3rd Expedition - 1846
Stockton~Los Angeles Road - 1853
Butterfield Overland Stage - 1858 to 1861
Erected 1978 by Tulare County Presidential Commission in Cooperation with Tulare County Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail marker series.
Location. Touch for map. Located to the right of the Fountain Springs Store/Bar/Restaurant. Marker is in this post office area: Porterville CA 93257, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fountain Springs (here, next to this marker); "El Cojo" (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Tule River Indian-Reservation (approx. 10.4 miles away); Tule River Indian Reservation (approx. 11.8 miles away); Time Marches On (approx. 13½ miles away); Woody (approx. 13.9 miles away); Joseph Weringer, Sr. (approx. 13.9 miles away); Tule River Stage Station (approx. 14.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain Springs.
Categories. • Exploration • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 845 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.