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Sebastian Indian Reservation

 
 
Sebastian Indian Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 20, 2009
1. Sebastian Indian Reservation Marker
Inscription. The Sebastian or Tejon Indian Reservation (headquarters 10 miles east of here) was established in 1853 by Gen. Edward Fitzgerald Beale as one of several California Reservations. The number of Indians quartered here varied from 500 to 2000. General Beale acquired title to this area under Mexican Land Grant of 1843. In 1864 the U.S. Government transferred the Indians to other reservations.
Dedicated
Nov. 12, 1937
Bakersfield Parlor Number 42, N.S.G.W.
El Tajon Parlor Number 239, N.D.G.W.
Kern County Historical Society
Kern County Chamber of Commerce
Kern County Museum
State Registered Historical Landmark No.133

 
Erected 1937 by Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West, Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Chamber of Commerce and Kern County Museum. (Marker Number 133.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 56.483′ N, 118° 55.955′ W. Marker is in Grapevine, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Grapevine Road West near Golden State Highway (U.S. 5), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at
Sebastian Indian Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 20, 2009
2. Sebastian Indian Reservation Marker
Marker seen on the right, "Rose Station" marker is on the left. Interstate 5 (The Golden Highway) can me seen in the background.
or near this postal address: 9032 Grapevine Road West, Lebec CA 93243, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rose Station (here, next to this marker); The First and Only "Camel Brigade" of the United States Army (approx. 5.1 miles away); Lieutenant Edward Fitzgerald Beale (approx. 5.1 miles away); Peter Lebeck (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Camels of Fort Tejon (approx. 5.1 miles away); Camel Trail Terminus (approx. 5.2 miles away); Peter Lebec (approx. 5.2 miles away); Fort Tejon (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Sebastian Indian Reservation. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.133 on January 31, 1934.
 
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Sebastian Indian Reservation - The Church image. Click for more information.
By Carlton E. Watkins, Photographer
3. Sebastian Indian Reservation - The Church
Photo taken between 1888 and 1900
Historic American Buildings Survey
Library of Congress
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Sebastion Indian Reservation - Home and Orchard image. Click for more information.
By Carlton E. Watkins, Photographer
4. Sebastion Indian Reservation - Home and Orchard
Photo Taken between 1888 and 1900
Historical American Buildings Survery
Library of Congress
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