Shafter in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of Gossamer Condor Flight
Erected 1979 by State Department of Parks and Recreation, Kern County Museum, Kern County Department of Airports, and Kern County Historical Society. (Marker Number 923.)
Location. 35° 30.007′ N, 119° 10.898′ W. Marker is in Shafter, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Vultee Street and East Lerdo Highway on Vultee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 180 Vultee Avenue, Shafter CA 93263, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Green Hotel (approx. 5.3 miles away); Shafter Cotton Research Station (approx. 5.9 miles away); Oildale Waits Drilling Company (approx. 10.4 miles away); Oildale, A 100 Years Ago Sonora Service Station (approx. 11.6 miles away); Hospital (approx. 11.6 miles away); Cook Wagon (approx. 11.6 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shafter.
Also see . . . Flight of the Gossamer Condor. A YouTube video giving the history of the development and flight of the Gossamer Condor. (Submitted on January 30, 2012.)
Categories. • Air & Space •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 932 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 2. submitted on July 19, 2014, by Mia Kostouros of Los Banos, California. 3. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.