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CHL No. 617 Fort Benson - San Bernadino


NO. 617 FORT BENSON - This is the site of an adobe fortification erected about 1856-57 by the 'Independent' faction in a dispute with the Mormons over a land title. The fort was maintained for about a year. This also is the site of the Indian village of Jumuba, and Jedediah Smith camped here in January 1827.


2194 E Oliver Holmes Rd, Colton, Ca
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The plaque has been moved around the corner, from Hunts Lane to East Oliver Holmes Road.

NO. 617 FORT BENSON - Marker