NO. 471 BUTTERFIELD STAGE ROUTE - This route, following an earlier emigrant trail, was laid out in the 1850s as part of the Stockton-Los Angeles Road. It was used from 1858 to 1861 by the Butterfield Overland Mail stages to carry the first overland mail service on a regular schedule between St. Louis and San Francisco.
Highway 65 and West Hermosa Street, Lindsay, CA 93247
The state plaque is actually on North Fremont Dr. which runs along the southwest side of Highway 65.