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

Willow Springs

California Historical Landmark

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 17, 2011
1. Willow Springs Marker
Inscription.  Willow Springs was a stage station on the Los Angeles-Havilah Stage Lines, 1864-1874. From here light traffic went through Oak Creek Pass via Tehachapi to Havilah and Kernville; heavy traffic went northwest to the Inyo mines, or via Jawbone Canyon to the South Fork of the Kern; hence to the Kern mines. Dedicated June 6, 1937
 
Erected 1937 by Bakersfield Parlor No. 42 N.S.G.W., El Tejone Parlor No. 239 N.D.G.W., Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 130.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmark, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 52.638′ N, 118° 17.851′ W. Marker is near Rosamond, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Manly Road north of Truman Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4040 Manly Road, Rosamond CA 93560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Willow Springs (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Why Tehachapi Pass? / Pioneers of the Wind / Hike A Mile or Two - Thousand
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 17, 2011
2. Willow Springs Marker
(approx. 12.6 miles away); Oak Creek Pass (approx. 13.7 miles away); F/A-18, NASA Tail Number 842 (approx. 14 miles away); Convair CV-990 (approx. 14 miles away); F-4 Phantom II (approx. 14 miles away); SAAB TF-35XD Draken (approx. 14 miles away); Mojave 20-Mule Team Borax Terminus (approx. 14.2 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Stage Stops along this route.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 17, 2011
3. Willow Springs Ranch
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 17, 2011
4. Willow Springs Ranch
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on October 22, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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