Near Rosamond in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
California Historical Landmark
Erected 1951 by Kern County Historical Society and Kern County Museum. (Marker Number 130.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list.
Location. 34° 52.721′ N, 118° 17.76′ W. Marker is near Rosamond, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Manly Road 0.4 miles north of Truman Road, on the right 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 Why Tehachapi Pass? / Pioneers of the Wind / Hike A Mile or Two - Thousand (approx. 12˝ miles away); Oak Creek Pass (approx. 13.7 miles away); Convair CV-990 (approx. 13.9 miles away); F-4 Phantom II (approx. 13.9 miles away); SAAB TF-35XD Draken (approx. 13.9 miles away); F/A-18, NASA Tail Number 842 (approx. 14 miles away); Mojave 20-Mule Team Borax Terminus (approx. 14.1 miles away).
Regarding Willow Springs. This is the second of two Willow Springs markers. The first marker, located 0.2 miles south, describes the local stage lines. Both are California Historic Landmark No. 130.
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