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

Old Temescal Road

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
1. Old Temiscal Road Marker
Inscription. This route was used by Luiseño and Gabrieleño Indians, whose villages were nearby. Leandro Serrano established a home here in 1820. Jackson and Warner traveled the road in 1831, and Frémont in 1848. It was the southern emigrant road for gold seekers from 1849 to 1851, the Overland Mail route from 1858 to 1861, and a military road between Los Angeles and San Diego from 1861 to 1865.
 
Erected 1959 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with The Woman's Improvement Club of Corona May 10, 1959 and replaced in 2013 with this granite plaque in cooperation with Glen Ivy Hot Springs. (Marker Number 638.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail marker series.
 
Location. 33° 45.779′ N, 117° 29.137′ W. Marker is in Corona, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on Temescal Canyon Road 0.9 miles south of Interstate 15, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. On Old Hwy 71, 0.9 mi South of I-15 and Temescal Canyon Road interchange, 11 mi S of Corona. Marker is 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 marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Third Serrano Adobe (approx. one mile away); Tanning Vat
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By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
2. Old Temescal Road Marker
(approx. one mile away); Serrano Tanning Vats (approx. one mile away); Site of Butterfield Stage Station (approx. 3.9 miles away); Silverado (approx. 5.7 miles away); Corona Historic Preservation Society (approx. 7.7 miles away); Corona Founders (approx. 8.7 miles away); Death of the California Grizzly (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corona.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Old Temescal Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
3. Old Temescal Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 69 times this year. Last updated on April 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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