Fernbrook House 1935 - 1999
Mussey Grade Road, Fernbrook, California
The Fernbrook House is a historic dwelling that we are currently
researching. We have located a date in the porch cement for 1935, but we
believe that the house is much older. The current owner tells a story
about a man who came to visit him with some interesting historical
accounts. The house was first used, he told, for stage coaches to stop
along their route from San Diego to Julian. There, weary travelers
could rest, horses could be watered and fed, and new provisions could
be obtained. Story tells that there is a photo somewhere of a stage
coach parked in front of Fernbrook House. We are trying to locate it.
Later, a wooden floor was added to the house and plans were to make it a
polka dance hall and a pub. Today, the house stands empty and well
preserved, a monument to the past history of Mussey Grade.
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