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Name: Rose Station
Site Number: #300
Date Visited: 07/19/2015
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: Private Plaque
Location: 9021 Grapevine Rd W, Lebec, CA 93243
Coordinates34.9412567,-118.9326949
Website: N/A

Description: From 1853 to 1875 this site, originally a vaquero camp of the Sebastian Indian Reservation, was known as Rancho Canoa (trough). In 1875, Wm. B. Rose built an adobe stage station on the site of the Overland Mail way station established 1858. Rose Station was a stockmen’s headquarters, post office, and polling place.