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Palm Springs in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Whitewater

 
 
Whitewater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, Dec 2008
1. Whitewater Marker
Inscription. Site of Cahuilla Indian Village of Wanapiapa, home of the Wanakik Lineage. Visited by Jose Romero Expedition exploring overland route from Sonora to California 1823. Eastern boudary of Rancho San Gorgonio. Adobe south of highway served as Stage Station for Bradshaw and other stage lines. 1862-77.
 
Erected by County Of Riverside. (Marker Number RIV-003.)
 
Location. 33° 55.381′ N, 116° 39.843′ W. Marker is in Palm Springs, California, in Riverside County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 10, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the Whitewater Rest Area. Marker is in this post office area: Palm Springs CA 92262, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Street Marker (approx. 9.2 miles away); Frances S. Stevens School (approx. 9.3 miles away); Dr. Smith / Dr. Peppers Office (approx. 9.3 miles away); General Telephone Building (approx. 9.4 miles away); The Cork'n Bottle Building (approx. 9.4 miles away); Site of First Community Church (approx. 9.6 miles away); Lykken’s Department Store (approx. 9.6 miles away); Desert Inn (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palm Springs.
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Whitewater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, Dec 2008
2. Whitewater Marker
Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, Dec 2008
3. Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker
A tribute to the Armed Forces that have defended the United States of America. Sponsored by Roadrunner District, California Garden Clubs, Inc. in cooperation with California State Highway Commission
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the adobe mentioned in marker text if still standing. • Can you help?
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