#0648 Fountain Springs


#0648 Fountain Springs

Site information:

SW corner of County Rds J22 and M 109 (old Springville stage rte), Fountain Springs


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

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 a station on the Butterfield Overland Mail route.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Tulare County Historical Society.  September 28, 1958

Registered 5/29/1958