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Tule River Stage Station

Porterville Public Park, SW corner of N Main St and W Henderson Ave, Porterville, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 36° 4' 47.28", -119° 1' 11.2368"
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Here Peter Goodhue operated an emigrant trail stopping place on the bank of the Tule River from 1854 until the river changed its course in 1862. This became a Butterfield Overland and mail stage station, 1858-61. It was kept in 1860 by R. Porter Putnam, who in 1864 founded Porterville.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
Tule River Stage Station Historical Marker Location Map, Porterville, California Map