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

Indian Wells

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, December 4, 2011
1. Indian Wells Marker
Inscription. Indian water hole on Joseph R. Walker trail of 1834 where Manly-Jayhawker parties of 1849 found their first water after five days of travel from Argus Range. During 1860's was site of stage and freight station from Los Angeles to Coso and Cerro Gordo mines.
 
Erected 1950 by California Centennials Commission in cooperation with Kern County Historical Sociery. (Marker Number 457.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 35° 40.072′ N, 117° 52.341′ W. Marker is in Inyokern, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Aerospace Highway (State Highway 14 at milepost 62.6), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located at Indian Wells Lodge, 4.9 miles North of Freeman Junction (Highways 14 and 178) on Highway 14. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2565 Aerospace Highway, Inyokern CA 93527, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Siding 16" (approx. 3.7 miles away); Freeman Junction (approx. 5 miles away); Walker's Pass (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. California Registered
Indian Wells Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, December 4, 2011
2. Indian Wells Lodge
Historical Landmark No. 457
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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