Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Rio de San Felipe
California Historical Landmark
May 1, 1938
Bakersfield Parlor No.42 N.S.G.W., El Tejon Parlor No.239 N.D.G.W., Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Chamber of Commerce
Department of Natural Resources Reg. No.278
State of California
Erected 1938 by Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West, Kern County Historical Society and Kern County Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 278.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Exploration • Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1725.
Location. 35° 24.971′ N, 118° 49.994′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersfield CA 93306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kern County Veterans (approx. 4½ miles away); Discovery Well (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ethel's Old Corral (approx. 7 miles away); Gordons Ferry (approx. 7.6 miles away); Don José Jesús (J. J.) Lopez (approx. 9.8 miles away); Eternal Flame (approx. 9.8 miles away); Home of Elisha Stevens (approx. 9.8 miles away); Pablo Galtes - Union Cemetery (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
Regarding Rio de San Felipe. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.278 on October 21, 1937.
Also see . . . Kern’s First Residents. A short description of the Native Americans located in what later became Kern County. Scroll down to “Mission Accomplished” for information on Padre Garces. (Submitted on November 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,536 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.