Near Tehachapi in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1953 by The Kern County Historical Society Bakersfield Parlor No.42 N.S.G.W., El Tejon Parlor N.D.G.W., Kern County Museum, Southern Pacific Railroad. (Marker Number 508.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 35° 11.688′ N, 118° 32.064′ W. Marker is near Tehachapi, California, in Kern County. Marker is on On Old State Hwy, 3.2 mi E of Keene exit, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keene CA 93531, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tehachapi Pass Railroad Line (here, next to this marker); The Great Flood of 1932 and Engine No. 3834 (approx. 1.4 miles away); "Old Town" (approx. 4.2 miles away); Duty~Honor~Country Tehachapi Loop Mural (approx. 6.4 miles away); Original site of the First Catholic Church in 1887 (approx. 6.5 miles away); Gallinger House (approx. 6.5 miles away); Odd Fellows Hall (approx. 6.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
More about this marker. This site has been designated as a California Regisitered Historical Landmark (No.508) and as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,799 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. 3. submitted on December 4, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 7. submitted on January 16, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 8. submitted on September 27, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California.