Old Temescal Road
California State Historic Landmark 638
#638 Old Temescal Road
This route was used by Luiseno and Gabrielno indians, whose villages were near by. Leandro Serrano established here the first home of a white settler in Riverside County in 1820. Over it travelled Jackson and Turner in 1831, and Fremont in 1849. It was the southern emigrant road for gold seekers, 1849-1851, the Overland Mail route 1858-1861, and a military road between Los Angeles and San Diego 1861-1865.
Nothing remains of this site.
On Old Hwy 71, 0.9 mi S of I-15 and Temescal Canyon Rd interchange, 11 mi S of Corona.
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