PEG LEG SMITH MONUMENT
Thomas L. Smith, better known as 'Peg Leg,' 1801-1866, was a mountain man, prospector, and spinner of tall tales. Legends regarding his lost gold mine have grown through the years, and countless people have searched the desert for its fabulous wealth. The mine could be within a few miles of this monument.
Registration Date: 10/11/1960
County: San Diego
Henderson Canyon Rd, 1,000 ft N of Pegleg Rd, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
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