Tule River Stage Station

Tule River Stage Station (HM6QI)

Location: Porterville, CA 93257 Tulare County
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N 36° 4.788', W 119° 1.194'

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Here Peter Goodhue operated am emigrant trail stopping place on the banks of the Tule River from 1854 to until the river changed its course in 1862. This became a Butterfield Overland Mail Stage Station, 1858-61. It was kept in 1860 by R. Porter Putnam who in 1864 founded Porterville, named for him.
HM NumberHM6QI
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number473
Year Placed1953
Placed ByBase Furnished by Tulare County Historical Society and Grand Parlor, Native Daughters of the Golden West . Park established by City of Porterville (Dedicated October 11, 1953)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 7:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 318123 N 3994687
Decimal Degrees36.07980000, -119.01990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 4.788', W 119° 1.194'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 4' 47.28" N, 119° 1' 11.64" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 765 N Sunnyside St, Porterville CA 93257, US
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