San Francis Ranch

California State Historic Landmark 208

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#208 San Francis Ranch
In 1861, Samuel A. Bishop, his wife and party left Fort Tejon 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, established San Francis Ranch. There a peace treaty was signed by the settlers and the chiefs of the Paiute indians.

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NE corner of intersection of Red Hill Rd and Hwy 168, 3 mi SW of Bishop.

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