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Historical Markers in Menifee, California

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Riverside is the county seat for Riverside County
Menifee is in Riverside County
      Riverside County (181)  
      Imperial County (51)  
      Orange County (397)  
      San Bernardino County (299)  
      San Diego County (350)  
      La Paz County, Arizona (33)  
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1California, Riverside County, Menifee — 1890 Menifee School
Built in 1890 on 1-1/2 acres of land donated by William Snoddy, the 2-classroom school joined a general store and blacksmith shop as the hub of the community. It served as an elementary and high school by day and civic meeting place at night . . . Map (db m176744) HM
2California, Riverside County, Menifee — 1918 Romoland School
The Romoland School was built at this location to serve children living in the Romoland and Homeland areas of the Perris Valley. Built in 1918 with a Spanish Mission architectural style, the school operated for 37 years until 1955. The original . . . Map (db m176504) HM
3California, Riverside County, Menifee — Fred McCall Family
Fred and Lelia McCall came from Colorado to California in 1924 and settled in Menifee with their children, Mildred, Lloyd and Floyd. They farmed 1,200 acres between Newport Road and McCall Blvd. Fred served on local government committees, . . . Map (db m176530) HM
4California, Riverside County, Menifee — Hans Christensen Family
Hans Christensen senior, a native of Denmark, arrived in San Francisco in 1877. Unable to afford passenger fare, Hans made his way on foot to Los Angeles. In 1882, he homesteaded land in this location and began farming. In 1892, Hans senior . . . Map (db m176665) HM
5California, Riverside County, Menifee — James B. Ferrell Ranch
James B. Ferrell came to California in 1874 from Iowa. He arrived in the Menifee Valley in 1887 and homesteaded land later known as Audie Murphy Ranch. He had constructed a six-room house and barn by 1889. Ferrell farmed here and raised trotter . . . Map (db m176795) HM
6California, Riverside County, Menifee — Kings Inn
Del Webb's Kings Inn, an Old English motif motor hotel, provided lodging and meals for guests visiting Sun City in the early 1960's. Both the Inn and Webb's Sun City active retirement community were modeled after his first development in Sun . . . Map (db m176528) HM
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7California, Riverside County, Menifee — Kirkpatrick Family
Robert C. Kirkpatrick and his 4 sons traveled by railroad from Tennessee to California in 1876. The family learned that land in Menifee could be homesteaded, so each filed on 160 acres in this location. The oldest son, William, and his wife . . . Map (db m176532) HM
8California, Riverside County, Menifee — Kittilson & Brown
In the 1870's, Mr. Andrew Kittilson, a native of Norway lived in Los Angeles with his wife Myra. In 1882, they traveled to Menifee by horse-drawn wagon to homestead land. They filed on 160 acres plus an adjacent 160-acre timberculture claim. . . . Map (db m176668) HM
9California, Riverside County, Menifee — Motte Brothers
Alphonse Motte and his brothers came to America from France in the late 1880's with an interest in sheep and agriculture. In the 1930's his oldest son John Victor partnered with brothers Frank and Charles to grow potatoes, onions, alfalfa and . . . Map (db m176512) HM
10California, Riverside County, Menifee — Quail Valley Country Club
In 1891, Mr. Charles L. Cooper purchased 300 acres to be used as a game preserve for hunting quail, dove and rabbit. In the 1920's, a club house, tennis courts, stables and a large pool called “The Plunge” were added. In the 1940's, Cooper's son . . . Map (db m176826) HM
11California, Riverside County, Menifee — Walter Zeiders
Walter Zeiders came from Pennsylvania to California on a motorcycle in 1909 at the age of 23 with $17 cash. He worked as a ranch hand for William Newport. He married Frances Evans in 1913. They had three sons: Cecil, Leslie and Merle. Walter . . . Map (db m176715) HM
12California, Riverside County, Menifee — William Newport Ranch
William Newport emigrated from Chester, England in 1876 at age 20. In 1885 he purchased 2,000 acres in Menifee. By 1906 he was farming wheat on 15,000 acres. This is the approximate location of his house, barns, grain storage buildings and a . . . Map (db m178713) HM
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Jan. 28, 2023