Tule River Stage Station
California State Historic Landmark 473
#473 Tule River Stage Station
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
Mail stage station, 1858-61. It was kept in 1860 by R. Porter Putnam who in 1864 founded
Porterville, named for him.
Nothing remains of this site
Porterville Public Park, SW corner of N Main St and W Henderson Ave, Porterville.
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