#0218 Barton Mound


#0218 Barton Mound

Site information:

Vague directions and lots of construction in the area make this difficult to pinpoint, if it still exists at all.  Nothing remains of the site, as far as I know.  Likely near this point:


Plaque information:

No plaque

OHP description:

Juan Flores, who had escaped from San Quentin, was being sought by James Barton with a posse of five men. Near this mound, Flores surprised Barton and three of his men, all four were killed. When Los Angeles learned of the slaughter, posses were formed, and Flores and his men were captured.

Registered 6/20/1935