Useful Links

Other San Bernardino Mormon Colony Sites

Heritage Trails
The Heritage Trails Association held a re-enactment of the 1851 trip in 2001.

Mormon Colonization of San Bernardino
A thorough account of San Bernardino's Mormon Colony by Roger Covalt, with bibliography. (All text)

San Bernardino History

History of San Bernardino
City history included in San Bernardino's official website.

San Bernardino County Museum
City history included in San Bernardino's official website.

Historic California Posts: Posts at San Bernardino.
A brief history of military posts in the San Bernardino area 1850-1862.

State Historical Landmarks for San Bernardino County
Includes Mormon stockade, Chino Rancho, Sycamore Grove.

Landmark Images - San Bernardino County
Pictures of plaques and sites. Collected by Donald Laird.

Mormon History

LDS SoCal net Church History
Collection of articles about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Southern California.

Trails of Hope: Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846-1869
Life on the Mormon, California, Oregon and Montana trails. Original writings of 49 travelers. Includes drawings, photographs and maps used on the trail.

Mormon Battalion
Web site of the US Mormon Battlion Inc. A group dedicated to the memory of the original Mormon Battlion.

Information on KUED (PBS) documentary on the Mormon Battalion.

LDS Church History
From the Church's official website.

Other Southern California Historical Sites

Workman and Temple Family Homestead
A home built when California was still part of Mexico is restored.

Cajon Pass History
With emphasis on Aaron Lane's toll road.