Sage, CA is a small sparsely populated rural suburb of Hemet. While not technically a ghost town, it does have elements of abandonment and ghost town like features.
The most prominent historic ruin, is that of a late 1800’s, early 1900’s adobe structure. The story behind the old adobe appears to be lost to history, there is speculation that this may have been a stage stop during the California Gold Rush. Earlier photographs of the adobe building indicate that at least two wooden buildings once stood along-side the structure. The adobe is now protected by a barbed wire fence.
South of the adobe ruin lies a large open field. A closer examination will reveal a large number of concrete foundations, stone walls, a well, and collapsed buildings. There is again, no factual details surrounding these ruins. Walking through the rubble brings to mind the idea of a community park, or even a small one time thriving business district.
If you have information on Sage’s seemingly lost history I would love to hear from you.
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