Near Arvin in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Arvin-Sierra Glider Port
Erected 2000 by National Soaring Museum, Harris Hill, Elmira, NY, affiliate of the Soaring Society of America. Sponsored by the Sailplane Homebuilders Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Sports • War, World II.
Location. 35° 15.295′ N, 118° 40.436′ W. Marker is near Arvin, California, in Kern County. Marker can be reached from Highway 223, 0.7 milesTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30338 East Bear Mountain Blvd, Arvin CA 93203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bakersfield National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bealville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Caliente (approx. 3.6 miles away); Cesar E. Chavez National Monument (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Great Flood of 1932 and Engine No. 3834 (approx. 7.6 miles away); The Cross at the Loop (approx. 8.6 miles away); Tehachapi Pass Railroad Line (approx. 8.9 miles away); Tehachapi Loop (approx. 8.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on September 17, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 1, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 7. submitted on September 13, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.