Name: First Permanent White Habitation in Owens Valley
Site Number: #230
Date Visited: 09/05/2016
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: Private Plaque
Location: 111 Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA 93514
Description: In August of 1861, A. Van Fleet and three other men drove their cattle into Owens Valley and prepared to stay. A cabin of sod and stone was built at the big bend of the Owens River at the northern end of the valley.