Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
California Historic Landmark
Erected 1937 by Bakersfield Parlor No.42, NSGW, El Tejon Parlor No.239, NDGW and Kern County Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 137.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 35° 25.488′ N, 118° 58.084′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is on China Grade Loop, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is approx. 1000 feet south of Round Mountain Road. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersfield CA 93308, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ethel's Old Corral (approx. 0.8 miles away); Discovery Well (approx. 0.8 miles away); Home of Elisha Stevens (approx. 2.9 miles away); Oildale Waits Drilling Company (approx. 2.9 miles away); Oildale, A 100 Years Ago (approx. 3.3 miles away); Jewett Family – Kern County Pioneers (approx. 3.6 miles away); Beale Memorial Clock Tower (approx. 3.6 miles away); Kern County Chamber of Commerce (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bakersfield.
Also see . . . Panorama Park. Looming above this area on the river are the cliffs at Panorama Park. The view from these cliffs is the Kern River, the location of where Gordonís Ferry was located, and the Kern River Oil Fields which now dominate this area. This website tells of the area from early Native Americans who lived here, to current times. (Submitted on December 5, 2009.)
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