Near Devore in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Mormon colony camped in 1851 on either side of this little pass for about four months while Amasa Lyman, Charles Rich, Jefferson Hunt, David Seely and Andrew Lytle negotiated the purchase of the San Bernardino Rancho from the Lugo family.
Erected 1972 by San Bernardino Society of California Pioneers in 1927 at a site .08 mile south, moved and rededicated here at Glen Helen Regional Park by the Society and Lugonia Parlors No. 241 N.D.G.W. (Marker Number 573.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mojave Road (Old Government Road), and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 34° 12.624′ N, 117° 24.371′ W. Marker is near Devore, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Devore Road south of Glen Helen Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Glen Helen Regional Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2555 Devore Road, San Bernardino CA 92407, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Pioneer Women (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lytle Creek Canyon (approx. 4½ miles away); Blue Cut (approx. 4.9 miles away); Mormon Lumber Road (approx. 6.6 miles away); Mormon Pioneer Trail (approx. 7.2 miles away); Stoddard-Waite Monument (approx. 7.3 miles away); Santa Fe and Salt Lake Trail (approx. 7½ miles away); Site of U.S. Rabbit Experimental Station (approx. 7.8 miles away).
Regarding Sycamore Grove. Sycamore Valley Ranch, formerly called Sycamore Grove, was first camp of the Mormon pioneers. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
Also see . . . Pioneers of San Bernardino - Amasa Mason Lyman Family. (Submitted on January 2, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
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