Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Ethel's Old Corral
Ethel's Old Corral attracts one of the most diverse customer bases in Kern County, Ethel's is a destination for motorcycle riders and car clubs. Cowboys and cowgirls tie up their horses at the hitching rail behind the building. White collar workers sit at the bar beside oilfield hands. Live music, dancing and great people make this the place to be.
Ethel's Old Corral is guarded by a 26 foot tall Indian. This statue of a Native American Indian is also a symbol of Bakersfield's history. The statue has been around Bakersfield for years, starting as as advertising symbol for Mohawk Tires. The statue was then moved to Garces Circle in Bakersfield, then became the Standard Middle School Warriors mascot. In 2001 the Indian was refurbished and placed in front of Ethel's Old Corral where he welcomes
Erected 2015 by Peter Lebec Chapter 1866, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 35° 25.114′ N, 118° 57.402′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker can be reached from 4310 Old Alfred Harrell Highway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersfield CA 93308, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Discovery Well (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gordons Ferry (approx. ¾ mile away); Home of Elisha Stevens (approx. 3.1 miles away); Kern County Veterans (approx. 3.4 miles away); Oildale Waits Drilling Company (approx. 3.6 miles away); Oildale, A 100 Years Ago (approx. 3.7 miles away); Jewett Family – Kern County Pioneers (approx. 3.9 miles away); Beale Memorial Clock Tower (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
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