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

Mountain House

 
 
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By Denise Boose, May 8, 2016
1. Mountain House Marker
Inscription. One and one-half miles north of this point stood the Mountain House Station on the route of the Butterfield Stage. Operating through present Kern County during 1858-1861, this famous line ran from St. Louis, Missouri to San Francisco until the outbreak of the Civil War.
 
Erected 1957 by Plaque placed by California State Park Commission, Kern County Historical Society, El Tejon Parlor No. 239 NDGW, Kern County Museum. (Marker Number 589.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 35° 39.828′ N, 118° 55.043′ W. Marker is in Woody, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Bakersfield-Glennville Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bakersfield-Glennville Road, Woody CA 93287, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Granite Station (approx. 4.8 miles away); Joseph Weringer, Sr. (approx. 5.4 miles away); Woody (approx. 5.4 miles away); Garcés Baptismal Site (approx. 5.8 miles away but has been
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By Denise Boose, May 8, 2016
2. Mountain House Marker
reported missing); Posey Station of Butterfield Overland Mail Lines (approx. 9.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Lynn’s Bull Road (approx. 11.2 miles away); Lavers Crossing (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
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By Denise Boose, May 8, 2016
3. Mountain House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2016, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2016, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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