Near Woody in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Kern County Museum
Kern County Historical Society
E Clampus Vitus Peter LeBeck Chapter 1866
Erected 1981 by Kern County Museum, Kern County Historical Society and E Clampus Vitus Peter LeBeck Chapter 1866.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 35° 36.833′ N, 118° 51.556′ W. Marker is near Woody, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Glennville-Bakersfield/Granite Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located 8.5 miles south of Woody. Marker is in this post office area: Woody CA 93287, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mountain House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Joseph Weringer, Sr. (approx. 6.3 miles away); Woody (approx. 6.4 miles away); Posey Station of Butterfield Overland Mail Lines Garcťs Baptismal Site (approx. 9.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Lynnís Bull Road (approx. 10.1 miles away); Lavers Crossing (approx. 11.5 miles away); Glennville Adobe (approx. 11.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Woody.
Regarding Granite Station. Granite Station served as a stage station between Bakersfield and the goldfields of Linnís Valley and beyond during the 1870ís. It went by several names during its time, one being Five Dogs and another, Elmer. It was purchased in 1904 by the Bigot family and used as a sheep sheering station. The main building is no longer standing, due to a fire in the 1990ís. The only remaining sign being the chimney seen behind the marker.
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