Arvin in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Arvin-Sierra Glider Port
Erected 2000 by National Soaring Museum Harris Hill, Elmira, NY Affiliate of the Soaring Society of America Sponsored by the Sellplane Homebuilders Association.
Location. 35° 15.295′ N, 118° 40.436′ W. Marker is in Arvin, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of East Bear Mountain Boulevard (Highway 223) and Highway 58 on East Bear Mountain Boulevard. Touch for map. The marker was relocated inside the Bakersfield Veterans Cemetery. It is located along the westside of the cemetery along the left side of road across from the military pillars. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30338 East Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin CA 93203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Bakersfield National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bealeville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Caliente (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Great Flood of 1932 and Engine No. 3834 (approx. 7.6 miles away); Tehachapi Pass Railroad Line (approx. 8.9 miles away); Tehachapi Loop (approx. 8.9 miles away); Francisco Garces O.F.M (approx. 8.9 miles away); Point On The Jedediah Smith Trail (approx. 9.2 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arvin.
Also see . . . Arvin-SierraI Gliderport Remembrance -The Historical Significance of Arvin. (Submitted on January 18, 2012.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Sports • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 817 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on February 1, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 1, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.