The Arrowhead Landmark

The Arrowhead Landmark (HMYFL)

Location: San Bernardino, CA 92404 San Bernardino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 10.115', W 117° 16.688'

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Located in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains directly above the City of San Bernardino, the Arrowhead Landmark can be seen for miles around. This important landmark has for centuries been a symbol of the San Bernardino Valley to the Native Indians and then to the pioneers and settlers that followed.

It is believed to be a natural landmark. The face of the arrowhead consists of light quartz, supporting a growth of short white sage. This lighter vegetation shows in sharp contrast to the surrounding chaparral and greasewood. Indians who inhabited the San Bernardino Valley believed that the arrowhead pointed the way to the hot mineral springs below, with healing qualities, and thus considered it holy ground.

Through the years, numerous forest fires have caused some erosion. But the Arrowhead Landmark continues to preserve its uniqueness and remains a symbol of the "pioneer spirit" of the San Bernardino Valley.
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HM NumberHMYFL
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Marker Number977
Year Placed1988
Placed ByFriends of the Arrowhead, Inc., Jack H. Brown, Chairman, J. Willard Monninger, Bruce D. Varner, Robert l. Hammock, Honorary Chairman, Adirenne gaines, Elliott L. Graham, William R. Dahlman, Gerald A. Bean, Richard L. Stauber
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 10:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 474365 N 3780883
Decimal Degrees34.16858333, -117.27813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.115', W 117° 16.688'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 6.90" N, 117° 16' 41.28" W
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Area Code(s)909
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4399 CA-18, San Bernardino CA 92404, US
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