Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock (HM17GI)

Location: Lucerne Valley, CA 92356 San Bernardino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 27.013', W 117° 0.235'

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Conflicts between Indians and white settlers over the rich lands of the San Bernardino Mountains culminated in The Battle at Chimney Rock on February 16, 1867. Although the Indians defended themselves fiercely, they were forced to retreat into the desert. In the years following, the Indians' traditional mountain food-gathering areas were lost to white encroachment.
HM NumberHM17GI
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number737
Year Placed1986
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus, Lucerne Valley Museum Association, and Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 10:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 499640 N 3812076
Decimal Degrees34.45021667, -117.00391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 27.013', W 117° 0.235'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 27' 0.78" N, 117° 0' 14.10" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30188-30320 CA-18, Lucerne Valley CA 92356, US
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