Eastern Mojave Vegetation Marl Spring  


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  Marl Spring
Photograph taken May 27, 2001.

Plaque at Marl Springs reads as follows:

"Pozos de San Juan de Dios

"On March 8, 1776, Fr. Francis Garces, O.P.M., on his most famous journey of over 2,000 miles from Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Arizona, to Mission San Gabriel, rested here and named these waterholes "St. John of God Springs," (Marl Springs), and on the return journey passed through here, May 22, same year.

"Erected by the Hospitaller Brothers of St. John of God, Saint Mary Desert Valley Hospital, Apple Valley, California, 1972, in cooperation with the San Bernardino County Museum."


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