McConnell Ranch

McConnell Ranch (HM1JPJ)

Location: El Centro, CA 92243 Imperial County
Country: United States of America
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N 32° 49.32', W 115° 29.044'

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Established 1908

In 1908 Hardy McConnell and son, Leslie, (A Native Son) left Temescal Canyon, near Corona, enroute to settle in Imperial Valley, driving two teams of horses pulling wagons, hauling farm implements, chickens and leading a cow.
Fourteen days later they arrived in the town of Imperial.
Buying raw desert land, the McConnell Family leveled the sand dunes with teams of horses pulling fresno scrapers. Once sand hills, McConnell Ranch is now a highly productive farm.
McConnell Ranch is still owned, operated and inhabited by the McConnell Family with six generations having lived on the Ranch.
This fence was built out of hay bales grown on McConnell Ranch.
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HM NumberHM1JPJ
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 5:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 641902 N 3632571
Decimal Degrees32.82200000, -115.48406667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 49.32', W 115° 29.044'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 49' 19.2" N, 115° 29' 2.64" W
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Area Code(s)760, 619
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2340 McConnell Rd, El Centro CA 92243, US
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