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Glennville in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lavers Crossing

 
 
Lavers Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2009
1. Lavers Crossing Marker
Inscription. In 1854 John C. Reid filed a squatter’s claim on this spot. This same year Kern County’s first school class was held here. In 1859 David Lavers, with his father and brother, John, built a hotel and stage barn on the Old Bull Road. The crossing was the principal community in Linn’s Valley until about 1870.
Dedicated
Dec. 13, 1959

 
Erected 1959 by Kern County Historical Society, El Tejon Parlor No.239 N.D.G.W., and Kern County Museum. (Marker Number 672.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 35° 44.163′ N, 118° 43.212′ W. Marker is in Glennville, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Jacks Valley Road and White River Road, on the right when traveling west on Jacks Valley Road. Click for map. Marker is located 1.1 miles west of Glennville. Marker is in this post office area: Glennville CA 93226, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glennville Adobe (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lynn’s Bull Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Woody (approx. 6.8 miles away); Joseph Weringer, Sr.
Lavers Crossing and The Lavers Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2009
2. Lavers Crossing and The Lavers Ranch
(approx. 6.8 miles away); California Hot Springs (approx. 10.4 miles away); Granite Station (approx. 11.5 miles away); Mountain House (approx. 12.2 miles away); "El Cojo" (approx. 15.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glennville.
 
Regarding Lavers Crossing. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.672 on February 16, 1959.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Kern County Historical Society’s Summer 2009 Kern County Quarterly Bulletin. Scroll to page 6 to see a photo and a detailed history of Laver’s Crossing. (Submitted on December 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. The Lavers Family Ranch. The history of Laver’s Crossing and the Laver’s Ranch which is still owned and operated by the Lavers' Family. (Submitted on December 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
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Lavers Crossing Marker and Lavers Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2009
3. Lavers Crossing Marker and Lavers Ranch
Lavers Ranch Barn image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2009
4. Lavers Ranch Barn
Lavers Crossing image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2009
5. Lavers Crossing
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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