Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Rio de San Felipe
California Historical Landmark
May 1, 1938
Bakersfield Parlor No.42 N.S.G.W., El Tejon Parlor No.239 N.D.G.W., Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Chamber of Commerce
Department of Natural Resources Reg. No.278
State of California
Erected 1938 by Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West, Kern County Historical Society and Kern County Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 278.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 35° 24.971′ N, 118° 49.994′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Kern Canyon Road (State Highway 178), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersfield CA 93306, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kern County Veterans (approx. 4.5 miles away); Point On The Jedediah Smith Trail Discovery Well (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ethel's Old Corral (approx. 7 miles away); Gordons Ferry (approx. 7.6 miles away); Don José Jesús (J. J.) Lopez (approx. 9.8 miles away); Enternal Flame (approx. 9.8 miles away); Home of Elisha Stevens (approx. 9.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bakersfield.
Regarding Rio de San Felipe. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.278 on October 21, 1937.
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Francisco Garces. He was known as "The Children's Priest" (Submitted on November 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Kern’s First Residents. A short description of the Native Americans located in what later became Kern County. Scroll down to “Mission Accomplished” for information on Padre Garces. (Submitted on November 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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