#188:  Butterfield Stage Station

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Past the end of Pronio Circle, near the end of the bridge walking path.





Private Plaque


New plaque placed in 2006. Photo 4 is the approximate location of the old plaque, which was located at the site of the stage station.

From the plaque:

Site of Butterfield Stage Station where mail was delivered, horses changed and passengers given rest and a meal. First stage carrying overland mail left Tipton, Missouri on September 15, 1858 and, passing through Temescal, arrived in Los Angeles October 7, 1858.

First dedicated by the History and Landmarks Committee, Corona Woman's Improvement Club, May 24, 1934 at the site of the state station along Temescal Canyon Road. Rededicated Oct 7, 2006 by the Corona Woman's Improvement Club.

©2009 David Schmitt