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Lucerne Valley in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Peter Davidson

 
 
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By Richard Hawkins, March 27, 2013
1. Peter Davidson Marker
Inscription.
In Honor of
Peter Davidson
Born in Scotland, 1826, settled in Lucerne Valley in 1883 and is believed to be the areas first white settler. He build a home on the knoll behind this site and gave food and lodging to wayfarers.
He died, unmarried, Jan. 17, 1908 at the age of 82. His grave is 30 or 40 feet north.
 
Erected 1981 by Apple Valley Optimist Club & Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 27.496′ N, 116° 58.05′ W. Marker is in Lucerne Valley, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is at the intersection of Kendall Road and Rabbit Springs Road, on the right when traveling north on Kendall Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11300 Kendall Road, Lucerne Valley CA 92356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Last Indian Fight in Southern California (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chimney Rock (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bellevill Holcomb Valley (approx. 11.8 miles away); Holcomb Valley (was approx. 11.8 miles away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Holcomb Valley (approx. 15.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Peter Davidson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Hawkins, March 27, 2013
2. Peter Davidson Marker
Peter Davidson's kept a weigh station for wagon trains. The actual grave lies under the road, but the headstone and site are located on the nearest corner.
Source: Lacerne Valley Points of Interest - http://www.lvcal.org/chamber/points.htm
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Peter Davidson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Hawkins, March 27, 2013
3. Peter Davidson Marker
View Looking North image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 3, 2018
4. View Looking North
The original grave site is in the middle of the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2013, by Richard Hawkins of Phelan, California. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2013, by Richard Hawkins of Phelan, California.   4. submitted on November 4, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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