Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Fort Benson

An earthwork with one cannon, built by Mormon settler Jerome Benson during land squabbles between other settlers (1856-1857). No remains. Marker (1935) located on the west side of Colton at 601 Hunts Lane.
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Updated 8 February 2016