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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.
Photographed 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 Bear Mountain Blvd, on the right when traveling west. Located near Interstate 58 as you turn onto Highway 223 (Bear Mountain Blvd). 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 as the crow flies. Arvin-Sierra Glider Port (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bealville
Bakersfield National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, July 22, 2012
2. Bakersfield National Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); Caliente (approx. 3½ miles away); Cesar E. Chavez National Monument (approx. 6½ 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).
 
Address by President Lincoln image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
3. Address by President Lincoln
This plaque is placed at every National Cemetery across the country.
Address by President Lincoln image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
4. Address by President Lincoln
Bakersfield National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
5. Bakersfield National Cemetery
Bakersfield National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, June 24, 2012
6. Bakersfield National Cemetery
Blue Star Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, July 24, 2013
7. 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 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mia Kostouros, June 28, 2014
8. Bakersfield National Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 5, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   7. submitted on August 27, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   8. 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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Jun. 24, 2022