Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bodfish, California
Bakersfield is the county seat for Kern County
Bodfish is in Kern County
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In 1855 gold was discovered in the Kern Valley. Miners flocked here from throughout the world to get in on what was believed to be California's second great gold rush. Towns sprung up in the area but many were abandoned within a few years when the . . . — — Map (db m51825) HM
She was one of the mightiest battleships of her time, measuring 608 feet in length and 97 feet at the widest point in her beam. She carried twelve 14 inch guns in four turrets and 22.5 inch .51 caliber guns. Her displacement was 31,400 tons with a . . . — — Map (db m75886) WM