Near Lebec in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1954 by California State Parks commission, Kern County Historical Society, Ft. Tejon Parlor 289 Native Daughters of the Golden West, Bakersfield Parlor 42 Native Sons of the Golden West, Kern County Museum. (Marker Number 129.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 34° 52.394′ N, 118° 53.73′ W. Marker is near Lebec, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Fort Tejon Road west of Interstate 5. Touch for map. Plaque is located in Parking Area of Ft. Tejon State Historic Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lebec CA 93243, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peter Lebec (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First and Only "Camel Brigade" of the United States Army Lieutenant Edward Fitzgerald Beale (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camel Trail Terminus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter Lebeck (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Camels of Fort Tejon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Don Pedro Fages (approx. 3.2 miles away); El Camino Viejo (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebec.
Also see . . . History of Fort Tejon. Historical sketch by George Stammerjohan. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.)
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