Buttonwillow Tree

California State Historic Landmark 492

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#492 Buttonwillow Tree
A lone tree landmark on an old trans-valley trail. It was an ancient Yokuts Indian meeting place, later a location for white stock rodeos. Miller and Lux established their headquarters and store here about 1885. The town of Buttonwillow takes its name from this old tree and rodeo grounds.

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On Buttonwillow Dr, 0.5 mi N of State Hwy 58, Buttonwillow.

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Donald Laird