Old Town - Temecula, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 29.564 W 117° 08.987
11S E 486086 N 3705923
Quick Description: One of many historical markers in old town Temecula, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2021 10:55:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM13VEM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The plaque says ,"While the first Temecula was an Indian village, OLD TOWN was born with the building of a railroad. Directly across the bridge was the site of the former California Southern depot and tracks. Off and on from 1882-1891 the line stretched from San Diego to Colton. Twice, the tracks flooded out in Temecula Canyon, the last time 1891 when services south ended."
Group that erected the marker: Temecula Historical Society

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Temecula, CA


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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