Near Bishop in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bishop Creek Battleground
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 811
Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the California Historical Landmarks Advisory Committee and the Eastern California Museum Association, Inc., September 4, 1966.
Erected 1966 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the California Historical Landmarks Advisory Committee and the Eastern California Museum Association, Inc. (Marker Number 811.)
Location. 37° 20.491′ N, 118° 28.872′ W. Marker is near Bishop, California, in Inyo County. Marker is at the intersection of California Route 168 and East Bishop Creek Road, on the left when traveling west on State Route 168. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bishop CA 93514, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Francis Ranch (approx. Lynching of the Convicts (approx. 2.8 miles away); History of "Dangerous Arrest" (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Ernest Kinney Teamster Family Mural (approx. 5 miles away); The Little Kittie Inn (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bishop.
Also see . . . California and the Indian Wars. The Owens Valley Indian War, by Captain John W. Key, V., U.S. Army Reserve. (Submitted on October 17, 2006.)
Additional keywords. The Battle of the Ditch
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 3,279 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.