Near Lebec in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lieutenant Edward Fitzgerald Beale
Sanctioned by the United States government the Tejon Indian Reservation was established in 1853 by Beale for the welfare and protection of the Indians in this part of California
Fort Tejon was established in 1854
Dedicated by The Historical Society of Southern California
June 13, 1953
Erected 1953 by The Historical Society of Southern California.
Location. 34° 52.472′ N, 118° 53.568′ W. Marker is near Lebec, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Fort Tejon Road west of Interstate 5. Click for map. Plaque is located in Parking Area of Ft. Tejon State Historic Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lebec CA 93243, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First and Only "Camel Brigade" of the United States Army (here, next to this marker); Camel Trail Terminus (a few steps from this marker); Peter Lebeck (a few steps from this marker); The Camels of Fort Tejon Peter Lebec (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Tejon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Don Pedro Fages (approx. 3.2 miles away); El Camino Viejo (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lebec.
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Persons •
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