Near Corona in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of First House in Riverside County
by Leandro Serrano
Erected 1981 by Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number CHL 185.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 33° 46.16′ N, 117° 29.454′ W. Marker was near Corona, California, in Riverside County. Marker was on Un-named Dirt Road south of Lawson Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This site is approximately 9 miles south of Corona. Marker was in this post office area: Corona CA 92883, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Old Temescal Road (approx. half a mile away); Site of Third Serrano Adobe (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tanning Vat (approx. 0.7 miles away); Serrano Tanning Vats (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Butterfield Stage Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); Silverado (approx. 5½ miles away); Corona Historic Preservation Society (approx. 7.2 miles away); Corona Founders (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corona.
More about this marker. The marker has been missing for
Regarding Site of First House in Riverside County. As early as 1818, Don Leandro Serrano had cattle, sheep, cultivated land, and orchards in Temescal Valley. The boulder placed by residents of Temescal Valley marks the site of the first house in Riverside County, erected by Leandro Serrano about May 1824.
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