Near Lebec in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
In memory of a pioneer
of whom only
conjecture can speak.
Erected 1972 by E Clampus Vitus Peter Lebeck Chapter 1866.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 34° 52.472′ N, 118° 53.558′ W. Marker is near Lebec, California, in Kern County. Marker can be reached from Fort Tejon Road west of Golden State Highway (Interstate 5), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the south end of parking area for the Fort 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. The Camels of Fort Tejon (here, next to this marker); Camel Trail Terminus (a few steps from this marker); The First and Only "Camel Brigade" of the United States Army (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant Edward Fitzgerald Beale (a few steps from this marker); Peter Lebec (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Tejon Don Pedro Fages (approx. 3.2 miles away); El Camino Viejo (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebec.
More about this marker. It is somewhat back in the grapevines and other vegetation growing up out of the stream bed.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 60 times this year. Last updated on May 22, 2015, by Alan Price or Jayne Hotchkiss-Price of Caliente, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 3. submitted on June 19, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.