The One about the “Salute the Farmer” Statue in Porterville, California

For those traveling on Highway 65, in Central California is the agricultural town of Porterville, California. Part of Tulare County, the swampy town of Porterville was created as a stopping place founded by Peter Goodhue in 1854 for gold seekers.  Some of those seeking gold established farms and established stores. It was until Royal Porter Putnam came to the area in 1860 to raise his cattle, horses and hogs and […]