Wiley Well
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 36.595 W 114° 54.015
11S E 694806 N 3720882
Quick Description: Marker is on the east side of the Wiley Well Rest Area off I-10 at exit 222.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2011 3:41:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMBV9N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
Marker Text:
Wiley Well

"A.P. Wiley, storekeeper and postmaster at Palo Verde, financed miners to prospect this area early in the1900s. He also financed the first well, approximately 9 miles southerly of here, it was used and maintained for years by prospectors and cattlemen, serving also the wagon and early automobile routes connecting Palo Verde Valley, Dos Palmas and Niland.

Marker donated by Billy Holcomb Chapter E.C.V. and Erin Port, Palo Verde Historical Society

May 5, 1985

County of Riverside Historical Marker No. 11


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