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Historical Markers in Fountain Springs, California

 
Clickable Map of Tulare County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Tulare County, CA (86) Fresno County, CA (118) Inyo County, CA (133) Kern County, CA (336) Kings County, CA (8)  TulareCounty(86) Tulare County (86)  FresnoCounty(118) Fresno County (118)  InyoCounty(133) Inyo County (133)  KernCounty(336) Kern County (336)  KingsCounty(8) Kings County (8)
Visalia is the county seat for Tulare County
Fountain Springs is in Tulare County
      Tulare County (86)  
ADJACENT TO TULARE COUNTY
      Fresno County (118)  
      Inyo County (133)  
      Kern County (336)  
      Kings County (8)  
 
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1 California, Tulare County, Fountain Springs — "El Cojo"
While trapping in the Rocky Mountains in 1827 Thomas L. Smith was shot in the lower left leg by Indians. Escaping he took his knife and cut off the useless part, surviving this, he carved a peg of oak, strapped it on and was thereafter called, . . . Map (db m51870) HM
2 California, Tulare County, Fountain Springs — 648 — Fountain Springs
One and one-half miles northwest of this point the settlement of Fountain Springs was established before 1855. It was at the junction of the Stockton-Los Angeles Road and the road to the Kern River gold mines. From 1858 to 1861, Fountain Springs was . . . Map (db m51865) HM
3 California, Tulare County, Fountain Springs — Old Stage Road
Running north and south, following an older Indian Trail is the route taken by many Spanish expeditions, American trappers, traders and parties of exploration. It was the major inland route of gold seekers to the northern and southern Mines and was . . . Map (db m51868) HM
4 California, Tulare County, Fountain Springs — 413 — Tailholt
Tailholt began as a gold mining camp about 1856 during the Kern River gold rush. Gold was obtained from placer and shaft operations. Mining has been carried on intermittently since the time of discovery. During periods of activity there has been a . . . Map (db m143541) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Apr. 17, 2024