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CHL No. 208 San Francis Ranch - Inyo


NO. 208 SAN FRANCIS RANCH - In 1861, Samuel A. Bishop, his wife, and party left Fort Tejón for the Owens Valley driving 650 head of stock. On August 22, Bishop reached a creek later named for him and southwest of this spot. San Francis Ranch was established there. At the site a peace treaty was signed by the settlers and the chiefs of the Paiute Indians.


State Route 168 Near Red Hill Road. 3 mi SW of Bishop
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CHL #208 San Francis Ranch