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

Alphonse Weill Residence

 
 
Alphonse Weill Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2012
1. Alphonse Weill Residence Marker
Inscription.  This is the original site of the residence of pioneer merchant Alphone Weill, wife Henrietta, and three children, Irma, Blanche, and Lawrence. The house, built in 1882-3, and now standing in Pioneer Village, was constructed by Alexis Godey, former scout for General John C. Fremont.
 
Erected 1980 by Kern County Museum, Kern County Historical Society, and E.Clampus Vitus, Peter Lebeck Chapter 1866.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 35° 22.454′ N, 119° 1.262′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street and H Street, on the left when traveling west on 17th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1631 17th Street, Bakersfield CA 93309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Kern County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured
Alphonse Weill Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 12, 2012
2. Alphonse Weill Residence Marker
in a direct line); Bakersfield Californian (about 300 feet away); Padre Hotel (about 500 feet away); United States Post Office (about 600 feet away); Kern County Hall of Records (about 600 feet away); Colonel Thomas Baker (about 700 feet away); Crites Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Weill House at Pioneer Village
 
Alphonse Weill Residence image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 8, 2012
3. Alphonse Weill Residence
This photo is on display at the Kern County Museum on a Wayside Marker titled Weill House
The Weill House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle
4. The Weill House
The house is now on display at Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on May 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   3. submitted on May 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   4. submitted on December 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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