Tehachapi in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Red Front Blacksmith Shop Mural
The outside ovals show working blacksmiths in their shops. All images were taken from old photographs. A few well-known, local cattle brands and the names of the ranches are shown in the box below.
Painted by Lyn Bennett - 2006 assisted by Brenda Anderline
Erected 2006 by Tehachapi Heritage League. (Marker Number 26.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 2006.
Location. 35° 7.885′ N, 118° 26.945′ W. Marker is in Tehachapi, California, in Kern County. Marker is on South Curry Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 187 South Curry Street, Tehachapi CA 93561, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Odd Fellows Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallinger House (within shouting distance People of the Mountains (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Settlements in The Tehachapi Area (about 400 feet away); Site of Bank of Tehachapi (about 400 feet away); Original site of the First Catholic Church in 1887 (about 400 feet away); The Railroad and the Tehachapi Loop (about 400 feet away); Hitching Post Theatre (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.