Near Mettler in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
California Historical Landmark
Erected 1941 by Bakersfield Parlor No. 42 N.S.G.W., El Tejon Parlor No239 N.S.G.W., Kern Country Historical Society, Kern Country Chamber of Commerce, Department of Natural Resources, State of California. (Marker Number 291.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 35° 3.554′ N, 119° 3.995′ W. Marker is near Mettler, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Maricopa Highway (Highway 166), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. 5.5 miles West of Mettler on Highway 166. Once you pass over Interstate 5, It is just to the left of some water tanks and in front of a young orchard. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersfield CA 93313, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sinks of the Tejon (approx. 8.9 miles away); Sebastian Indian Reservation Rose Station (approx. 11.1 miles away); Fort Tejon (approx. 16.1 miles away); Peter Lebec (approx. 16.1 miles away); The First and Only "Camel Brigade" of the United States Army (approx. 16.1 miles away); Lieutenant Edward Fitzgerald Beale (approx. 16.1 miles away); Peter Lebeck (approx. 16.1 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 10, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 6. submitted on April 12, 2012. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.