On Raymond Road (California Route 41) 0.2 miles east of County Road 415, on the right when traveling west.
Gold -- heavy coarse gold -- was discovered in this area and the texture led to naming the spot Coarse Gold Gulch. Nearby, the Texas Flat Mine which was filed on in 1853 became the oldest and most extensively worked ledge mine in the . . . — — Map (db m33714) HM
On State Highway 41, 0.2 miles south of Lucky Lane, on the left when traveling south.
Willow Glen was first inhabited by the Chukchansi Indians. The grinding holes and other artifacts indicate that they have lived in this area since prehistoric times. In 1870 a stage road was built and in 1897 John McGinity homesteaded at Willow . . . — — Map (db m60346) HM
For travelers in the 1880's one stage route to Yosemite left the Maxe Hotel in Madera, traveled east to the Adobe Ranch Stage Stop, then northerly into the foothills to Bates Station. From there the route ran north and cut northwest to this spot . . . — — Map (db m148363) HM