A Valley History Motor Tour

This Menifee History Monument at 28880 Reviere Road, tells about the Kirkpatrick Family, who came from Tennessee to homestead on 160 acres of land in the 1870s. They are one of the oldest families to live in the valley. Valley News/Tony Ault photo
Menifee’s rich history found in monuments throughout the city Menifee residents and visitors may see a series of markers decorating some city properties to help educate them about the city’s historical significance. Twelve of the historical markers have been constructed by the Menifee Valley Historical Association with the help of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. YouTube videos tell about each of the markers in detail on a link where the locations of each of the markers is revealed. The videos allow visitors to find out about the rich history of the Menifee Valley through shared photographs and narration. More information and photos continue to be added by the association and additional artifacts from those times can be seen each Sunday at the Menifee History Museum at 26
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