|After California became U. S. territory in the mid-1800’s early settlers included Mormons who bought land from the sons of Don Antonio Maria Lugo. The Fontana Development Company acquired the land and began the community that is now Fontana.|
Read about the early Mormon settlers in this interesting account of life in this Southern California Valley.
|Lytle Creek was named after one of the Mormon captains. Take a trip to this lovely site and imagine how wonderful it must have looked to the early settlers.|
|What made the area of Fontana a good place for the settlers to stop after their travels?|