Near Rosamond in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
California Historical Landmark
Erected 1951 by Kern County Historical Society and Kern County Museum. (Marker Number 130.)
Location. 34° 52.721′ N, 118° 17.76′ W. Marker is near Rosamond, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Manly Road north of Truman Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4040 Manly Road, Rosamond CA 93560, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Willow Springs (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Why Tehachapi Pass? / Pioneers of the Wind / Hike A Mile or Two - Thousand (approx. 12½ miles away); Oak Creek Pass (approx. 13.7 miles away); F/A-18, NASA Tail Number 842 (approx. 14 miles away); Mojave 20-Mule Team Borax Terminus Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica (approx. 14½ miles away); Rotary Rocket Roton ATV (approx. 14½ miles away); Mojave Air & Spaceport (approx. 14½ miles away).
Also see . . . Willow Springs: An Oasis in Antelope Valley History. A May 25, 1988 article by Karla Tipton published in the Antelope Valley Press telling the story of Willow Springs. (Submitted on December 11, 2011.)
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