#0639 Palm Springs


#0639 Palm Springs

Site information:

North of Vallecito Creek Rd, 1.6 mi E of County Rd S2 (P.M. 43.1), Anza Borrego Desert State Park

Access to the site includes some fairly sandy dirt roads.  Use caution or walk.


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Palm Spring

Here was a palm-studded desert resting place, 1826-1866, for Mexican pioneers, mountain men, the Army of the West, Mormon Battalion, boundary commission, forty-niners, railway survey, the Butterfield Overland Mail stages, and California Legion. It was the site of the Butterfield stage station built in 1858 by Warren F. Hall.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Fremont-Kearny Historians of Old San Diego, October 6, 1958.

Registered 3/31/1958