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

Bakersfield National Cemetery

 
 
Bakersfield National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 22, 2012
1. Bakersfield National Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the Memory of
All the Patriotic Men and Women
Who Answered Their Country's Call to Service

George W. Bush
President of the United States

James B. Peake
Secretary
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

William F. Tuerk
Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs
National Cemetery Administration

 
Erected 2008 by United States Veterans Adminstration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitary. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 35° 15.213′ N, 118° 40.142′ W. Marker is in Arvin, California, in Kern County. Marker is on East Bear Mountain Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Located not far from Interstate 58 as you turn onto Highway 223 (Bear Mountain Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30338 East Bear Mountain Boulevard, 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
Bakersfield National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 22, 2012
2. Bakersfield National Cemetery Marker
as the crow flies. Arvin-Sierra Glider Port (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bealville (approx. 2.7 miles away); Caliente (approx. 3˝ miles away); Cesar E. Chavez National Monument (approx. 6˝ miles away); The Great Flood of 1932 and Engine No. 3834 (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Cross at the Loop (approx. 8.3 miles away); Tehachapi Pass Railroad Line (approx. 8.6 miles away); Tehachapi Loop (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Gettysburg Address image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
3. Gettysburg Address
These plaques are placed at all the National Cemeterys through the country
Address by President Lincoln
At the Dedication of
The Gettysburg National Cemetery
November 19, 1863

Gettysburg Address Marker located at the Bakersfield National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
4. Gettysburg Address Marker located at the Bakersfield National Cemetery
Bakersfield National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
5. Bakersfield National Cemetery
Bakersfield National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
6. Bakersfield National Cemetery
Bakersfield National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
7. Bakersfield National Cemetery
Bakersfield National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
8. Bakersfield National Cemetery
Bakersfield National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 22, 2012
9. Bakersfield National Cemetery
Blue Star Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 24, 2013
10. Blue Star Memorial Marker
A tribute to the Armed Forces that have defended the United States of America. Sponsored by Oasis Garden Club of Indian Wells Valley Ridgecrest, California in cooperation with California Garden Clubs, Inc. And Bakersfield National Cemetery
Bakersfield National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mia Kostouros, June 28, 2014
11. Bakersfield National Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 5, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   10. submitted on August 27, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   11. submitted on July 19, 2014, by Mia Kostouros of Los Banos, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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