FORT BENSON

Historical Landmark

Description:
This is the site of an adobe fortification erected about 1856-57 by the 'Independent' faction in a dispute with the Mormons over a land title. The fort was maintained for about a year. This also is the site of the Indian village of Jumuba, and Jedediah Smith camped here in January 1827.


Registration Date: 9/11/1957

Location:
City: Colton
County: San Bernardino

Directions:
10600 Hunts Lane, Colton


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