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

Site of Bank of Tehachapi

 
 
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By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
1. Site of Bank of Tehachapi Marker
Photo Caption:
Photo of Bank of Tehachapi, on the alley. Shown on Christmas day in 1936. Early western movies were made in town and bank scenes were filmed inside the bank.
Inscription. The first bank in Tehachapi was incorporated on October 11, 1892, in a dry goods store on "G" Street (now Tehachapi Boulevard). The founder and first President of the Bank of Tehachapi ws Isadore Asher, who operated the bank in the rear of this store. The bank relocated to a brick building on this site in 1906. After the building was destroyed in the 1952 earthquake, the current building on the site housed the Farrar Insurance Agency.
 
Erected by Tehachapi Heritage League. (Marker Number 22.)
 
Location. 35° 7.889′ N, 118° 26.863′ W. Marker is in Tehachapi, California, in Kern County. Marker is on South Green Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 South Green Street, Tehachapi CA 93561, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beekay Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Monolith (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Kessing Building (within shouting distance of this marker); People of the Mountains (within shouting distance of this marker); Hitching Post Theatre
Site of Bank of Tehachapi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
2. Site of Bank of Tehachapi Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Odd Fellows Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tehachapi Pass (about 400 feet away); 1915 Street Dance Mural (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
 
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Site of Bank of Tehachapi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
3. Site of Bank of Tehachapi Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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