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RIVERSIDE COUNTY
CALIFORNIA

CIVIL WAR/GAR MEMORIALS PROJECT

This is a very large project and we can use your assistance. If you know of a monument to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) or Civil War-related memorial (of any size or design) near you, we invite you to share this information with the SUVCW. Please contact our Department Civil War Memorials Officer with any information.

Department Civil War Memorials Officer
E-mail: memorials@suvpac.org

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Location:

Corona, Riverside Co., CA

On Old Hwy 71, 0.9 mile S of I-15 and Temescal Canyon Road interchange, 11 miles S of Corona.

Type:

Plaque - California State Historical Landmark No. 638

Reported by:

Tad D. Campbell, May 2002

Status:

___ Completed

___ Submitted

___ Under Assessment

_X_ Needs Investigation

Notes:

NO. 638 OLD TEMESCAL ROAD - This route was used by Luiseño and Gabrieleno Indians, whose villages were nearby. Leandro Serrano established a home here in 1820. Jackson and Warner traveled the road in 1831, and Frémont in 1848. It was the southern emigrant road for gold seekers from 1849 to 1851, the Overland Mail route from 1858 to 1861, and a military road between Los Angeles and San Diego from 1861 to 1865.

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