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

Gallinger House

 
 
Gallinger House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
1. Gallinger House Marker
Fence on the left of photo is in front of the Callinger House. This photo looks northeast along Curry Street. The bell tower of Summit School (across the tracks at corner of "I" and Curry) can be seen on the left. The Depot on Tehachapi Blvd. (formerly Railroad Blvd.) can be seen on right of photo, behind tank house. Floats, wagons, and buggies are waiting to enter a parade.
Inscription. Built by Joe Gallinger in 1880, it was purchased in 1926 by Jim and Lucinda (Callie) Wiggins Brite. Upon Lucinda's death in 1944, the Davis family purchased the house. It was customary to drive sheep and cattle along Curry Street to the railroad stockyard on "G" Street (now Tehachapi Boulevard) for shipment by rail.
 
Erected by Tehachapi Heritage League. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Location. 35° 7.869′ N, 118° 26.978′ W. Marker is in Tehachapi, California, in Kern County. Marker is on South Curry Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 South Curry Street, Tehachapi CA 93561, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Red Front Blacksmith Shop Mural (within shouting distance of this marker); Original site of the First Catholic Church in 1887 (within shouting distance of this marker); Odd Fellows Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Tehachapi Hospital (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Two 1890's Houses (about 500 feet away); Tehachapi Loop Mural
Gallinger House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
2. Gallinger House Marker
(about 500 feet away); People of the Mountains (about 500 feet away); Hitching Post Theatre (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Gallinger House & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
3. Gallinger House & Marker
Gallinger House image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
4. Gallinger House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 22, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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