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

Piute Ranch Homesite of Elizabeth “Lizzie” McGuirk

Scobie, Shipsey, Kersey

 

1860 - 1932

 
Piute Ranch Homesite of Elizabeth "Lizzie" McGuirk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Price - ECV Chapter 1866
1. Piute Ranch Homesite of Elizabeth "Lizzie" McGuirk Marker
Inscription.
Came to territory by
covered wagon in 1865
Settled here in 1876
Owned and operated
Gwynne Gold Mine, store
hotel and stage station
cattle rancher, Indian agent
Postmistress

 
Erected 1968 by Peter Lebeck Chapter 1866 E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 35° 21.863′ N, 118° 22.95′ W. Marker is in Piute Springs, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Caliente Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11338 Caliente Creek Road, Caliente CA 93518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walker Basin (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Walker Basin (approx. 5 miles away); Dedicated to Little Lucy and the Lightners (approx. 9.8 miles away); Rankin Ranch (approx. 9.8 miles away); First Catholic Church and Cemetery in Kern County (approx. 12.9 miles away); Havilah (approx. 13 miles away); Stage Robbery! (approx. 13 miles away); The Great Flood of 1932 and Engine No. 3834 (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This
Piute Ranch Homesite of Elizabeth "Lizzie" McGuirk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Price - ECV Chapter 1866
2. Piute Ranch Homesite of Elizabeth "Lizzie" McGuirk Marker
marker is located on private property, so please respect the homeowners privacy.
 
Also see . . .  Find-A-Grave Posting. Click on the photo of the text from The History of Kern County, by Wallace M. Morgan, published in 1914. This is an account of her life in early California. (Submitted on May 16, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Piute Ranch Homesite of Elizabeth "Lizzie" McGuirk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Price - ECV Chapter 1866
3. Piute Ranch Homesite of Elizabeth "Lizzie" McGuirk Marker
This marker is placed behind a fence but can be seen from the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2015, by Alan Price or Jayne Hotchkiss-Price of Caliente, California. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2015, by Alan Price or Jayne Hotchkiss-Price of Caliente, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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