Green Bush Spring

Green Bush Spring (HMIN1)

Location: Fresno, CA 93721 Fresno County
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N 36° 44.067', W 119° 47.483'

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On this spot in the early days was a flowing spring beside which stood a large green bush. Wild horses, deer, elk and antelope watered here and it served as a watering place for sheep and cattle.

The presence of this water caused the railroad in 1872 to locate its station and townsite here.

The name shown on the first map proposed town was Green Bush.

Because of its central location in Fresno County, Leland Stanford changed the name to Fresno Station.

In 1873 when the official map was filed it was entitled Town of Fresno.
Jim Savage Chapter No. 1852
E Clampus Vitus
Nov 15, 1964
HM NumberHMIN1
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number6
Year Placed1964
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 6:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 250744 N 4069047
Decimal Degrees36.73445000, -119.79138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 44.067', W 119° 47.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 44' 4.02" N, 119° 47' 28.98" W
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Area Code(s)559, 209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1049 Fulton Mall, Fresno CA 93721, US
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