California Historical Landmarks in Inyo County

California Historical Landmark 208
San Francis Ranch
State Route 168 Near Red Hill Road

California Historical Landmark #208: San Francis Ranch
California Historical Landmark #208: San Francis Ranch
17 February 2007
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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.

Dedicated June 22, 1985
Slim Princess Chapter 395
E Clampus Vitus
California Registered
Historical Landmark No. 208

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