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

Bank of Bakersfield

 
 
Bank of Bakersfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
1. Bank of Bakersfield Marker
Inscription. This site patented by Colonel Thomas Baker in 1867. Numerous individuals owned property until erection of Bank of Bakersfield in 1903. Replaced by present Bank of America building in 1930.
 
Erected 1970 by Kern County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 22.62′ N, 119° 1.146′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Chester Avenue and 20th Street, on the right when traveling west on Chester Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1931 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brock's Department Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Vest Drug Store and Market (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Livermore and Chester Store (about 300 feet away); Weill's Department Store (about 300 feet away); Arlington House (about 400 feet away); F.W. Woolworth Company Store (about 400 feet away); Kress Building (about 500 feet away); The Fox Theater (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Bank of Bakersfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
2. Bank of Bakersfield Marker
Bank of Bakersfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
3. Bank of Bakersfield Marker
Bank of Bakersfield image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
4. Bank of Bakersfield
Now the Stars Theatre Resturant
Bank of Bakersfield image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
5. Bank of Bakersfield
Bank of Bakersfield Historical Deposit Door image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, March 16, 2018
6. Bank of Bakersfield Historical Deposit Door
Located on the right side of the building facing Chester Ave. Bank of America Worldwide Scope Statewide Service California National Trust Savings Association
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   6. submitted on March 16, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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