California Historical Landmarks in Kern County

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Properties and districts listed as California Historical Landmarks within Kern County.

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Listings

Image [1] Landmark name Location City or town Summary
20 Mule Team Borax Terminus
652 20 Mule Team Borax Terminus 16246 Sierra Hwy
35°03′24″N 118°10′31″W / 35.056767°N 118.17525°W / 35.056767; -118.17525 (20 Mule Team Borax Terminus)
Mojave
Bealville
741 Bealville Bealville Rd.
35°16′19″N 118°37′34″W / 35.271917°N 118.626217°W / 35.271917; -118.626217 (Bealville)
Caliente
Buena Vista Refinery
504 Buena Vista Refinery Hwy 33 & LoKern Rd.
35°23′52″N 119°39′54″W / 35.3977°N 119.665°W / 35.3977; -119.665 (Buena Vista Refinery)
McKittrick
Buttonwillow Tree
492 Buttonwillow Tree Buttonwillow Dr.
35°24′25″N 119°28′27″W / 35.406867°N 119.474217°W / 35.406867; -119.474217 (Buttonwillow Tree)
Buttonwillow
Caliente
757 Caliente
35°17′26″N 118°37′36″W / 35.2905°N 118.626683°W / 35.2905; -118.626683 (Caliente)
Caliente
California Standard Oil Well 1
376 California Standard Oil Well 1 McKittrick Oil Field
35°17′54″N 119°38′02″W / 35.2982027777778°N 119.634011111111°W / 35.2982027777778; -119.634011111111 (California Standard Oil Well 1)
McKittrick
Campsite of Edward M. Kern
742 Campsite of Edward M. Kern Old Isabella Road Recreation Area
35°38′58″N 118°27′30″W / 35.649583°N 118.458233°W / 35.649583; -118.458233 (Campsite of Edward M. Kern)
Lake Isabella
Colonel Thomas Baker Memorial
382 Colonel Thomas Baker Memorial Bakersfield City Hall
35°22′23″N 119°01′10″W / 35.37305°N 119.019317°W / 35.37305; -119.019317 (Colonel Thomas Baker Memorial)
Bakersfield
Desert Spring
476 Desert Spring Pappas Ranch on Pappas Rd.
35°18′06″N 117°57′15″W / 35.301783°N 117.95425°W / 35.301783; -117.95425 (Desert Spring)
Cantil
Discovery well of Kern River Oilfield
290 Discovery well of Kern River Oilfield Round Mountain Rd.
35°25′42″N 118°57′17″W / 35.4282°N 118.95485°W / 35.4282; -118.95485 (Discovery well of Kern River Oilfield)
Bakersfield Appointment must be made to view.
Fages-Zalvidea Crossing
291 Fages-Zalvidea Crossing State Hwy 166
35°03′33″N 119°04′00″W / 35.059233°N 119.066583°W / 35.059233; -119.066583 (Fages-Zalvidea Crossing)
Bakersfield
Fort Tejon
129 Fort Tejon Fort Tejón State Historic Park
34°52′24″N 118°53′44″W / 34.873233°N 118.8955°W / 34.873233; -118.8955 (Fort Tejon)
Lebec Also on the NRHP list as NPS-71000140
Freeman Junction
766 Freeman Junction Historic district
35°36′07″N 117°54′26″W / 35.602067°N 117.907217°W / 35.602067; -117.907217 (Freeman Junction)
Inyokern
Garcés Baptismal Site
631 Garcés Baptismal Site State Hwy 155
35°44′48″N 118°55′34″W / 35.746712°N 118.926144°W / 35.746712; -118.926144 (Garcés Baptismal Site)
Woody
Garcés Circle
277 Garcés Circle Chester Ave & 30th St.
35°23′13″N 119°01′08″W / 35.387°N 119.019°W / 35.387; -119.019 (Garcés Circle)
Bakersfield
Site of the town of Garlock
671 Site of the town of Garlock Historic district
35°24′09″N 117°47′26″W / 35.402417°N 117.79045°W / 35.402417; -117.79045 (Site of the town of Garlock)
Randsburg
Glennville Adobe
495 Glennville Adobe Kern County Fire Department Glennville Substation
35°43′36″N 118°42′02″W / 35.726667°N 118.700633°W / 35.726667; -118.700633 (Glennville Adobe)
Glennville
Gordon's Ferry
137 Gordon's Ferry Kern River
35°25′29″N 118°58′05″W / 35.4248°N 118.968067°W / 35.4248; -118.968067 (Gordon's Ferry)
Bakersfield
Havilah
100 Havilah Miller St. & Kern River Canyon Rd.
35°31′06″N 118°30′59″W / 35.5182°N 118.5163°W / 35.5182; -118.5163 (Havilah)
Caliente
Indian Wells
457 Indian Wells Indian Wells Lodge, 2565 Aerospace Highway
35°40′04″N 117°52′20″W / 35.667867°N 117.87235°W / 35.667867; -117.87235 (Indian Wells)
Inyokern
Kern River Slough Station
588 Kern River Slough Station Panama Rd.
35°15′35″N 118°58′03″W / 35.259722°N 118.9675°W / 35.259722; -118.9675 (Kern River Slough Station)
Lamont
Kernville
132 Kernville Old Kernville Cemetery, Wofford Rd.
35°43′13″N 118°26′09″W / 35.720217°N 118.435967°W / 35.720217; -118.435967 (Kernville)
Kernville
Keysville
98 Keysville Black Gulch Rd.
35°37′33″N 118°30′39″W / 35.625833°N 118.510833°W / 35.625833; -118.510833 (Keysville)
Lake Isabella
Lakeview Gusher
485 Lakeview Gusher Petroleum Club Rd.
35°05′29″N 119°24′05″W / 35.091424°N 119.401377°W / 35.091424; -119.401377 (Lakeview Gusher)
Maricopa
Upload Photo 672 Lavers' Crossing White River & Jack Ranch Rds.
35°44′10″N 118°43′13″W / 35.73605°N 118.7202°W / 35.73605; -118.7202 (Lavers' Crossing)
Glennville
McKittrick Brea Pit
498 McKittrick Brea Pit State Hwy 33 and State Hwy 58
35°18′20″N 119°37′21″W / 35.305556°N 119.6225°W / 35.305556; -119.6225 (McKittrick Brea Pit)
McKittrick
Mountain House
589 Mountain House Dry Creek on Bakersfield-Glenville Rds.
35°39′52″N 118°54′58″W / 35.664455°N 118.916021°W / 35.664455; -118.916021 (Mountain House)
Woody
Oak Creek Pass
97 Oak Creek Pass Willow Pass Rd.
35°03′40″N 118°23′19″W / 35.061117°N 118.388667°W / 35.061117; -118.388667 (Oak Creek Pass)
Tehachapi
Old Town (Tehachapi)
643 Old Town (Tehachapi) Old Town Rd. & Woodford-Tehachapi Rd.
35°07′56″N 118°26′56″W / 35.132222°N 118.448889°W / 35.132222; -118.448889 (Old Town (Tehachapi))
Tehachapi
Outermost point in the South San Joaquin Valley visited by Padre Garcés in 1776
371 Outermost point in the South San Joaquin Valley visited by Padre Garcés in 1776 Saint Thomas the Apostle Church
35°12′29″N 118°49′17″W / 35.20805°N 118.821383°W / 35.20805; -118.821383 (Outermost point in the South San Joaquin Valley visited by Padre Garcés in 1776)
Arvin Located in the courtyard of the church
Place where Francisco Garcés crossed the Kern River
278 Place where Francisco Garcés crossed the Kern River State Hwy 178 and Rancheria Rd.
35°24′58″N 118°49′59″W / 35.416249°N 118.833187°W / 35.416249; -118.833187 (Place where Francisco Garcés crossed the Kern River)
Bakersfield
Point on the Jedediah Smith Trail
660 Point on the Jedediah Smith Trail Old Bena & Tower Line Rd.
35°19′56″N 118°48′24″W / 35.332133°N 118.806583°W / 35.332133; -118.806583 (Point on the Jedediah Smith Trail)
Edison
Posey Creek Station of Butterfield Overland Mail Lines
539 Posey Creek Station of Butterfield Overland Mail Lines Bakersfield-Glennville Rd. & Round Mountain Rd.
35°31′50″N 118°57′41″W / 35.530469°N 118.961486°W / 35.530469; -118.961486 (Posey Creek Station of Butterfield Overland Mail Lines)
Bakersfield
Rand Mining District
938 Rand Mining District Kern County Desert Museum
35°22′05″N 117°39′20″W / 35.368067°N 117.655417°W / 35.368067; -117.655417 (Rand Mining District)
Randsburg
Rose Station
300 Rose Station Grapevine Rd. & D St.
34°56′29″N 118°55′57″W / 34.941383°N 118.932583°W / 34.941383; -118.932583 (Rose Station)
Lebec
Sebastian Indian Reservation
133 Sebastian Indian Reservation Grapevine Rd. & D St.
34°56′29″N 118°55′57″W / 34.941383°N 118.932583°W / 34.941383; -118.932583 (Sebastian Indian Reservation)
Lebec
Shafter Cotton Research Station
1022 Shafter Cotton Research Station 17053 Shafter Avenue
35°31′57″N 119°16′41″W / 35.53245°N 119.278067°W / 35.53245; -119.278067 (Shafter Cotton Research Station)
Shafter Also on the NRHP list as NPS-97001211
Sinks of Tejon
540 Sinks of Tejon David and Wheeler Ridge Rds.
35°05′34″N 118°54′54″W / 35.092833°N 118.91505°W / 35.092833; -118.91505 (Sinks of Tejon)
Mettler
Site of the flight of the Gossamer Condor
923 Site of the flight of the Gossamer Condor Shafter Airport
35°30′00″N 119°10′54″W / 35.500117°N 119.181633°W / 35.500117; -119.181633 (Site of the flight of the Gossamer Condor)
Shafter
Site of the last home of Alexis Godey
690 Site of the last home of Alexis Godey 414 19th St.
35°22′35″N 119°00′29″W / 35.376264°N 119.008042°W / 35.376264; -119.008042 (Site of the last home of Alexis Godey)
Bakersfield
Site of the home of Elisha Stevens
732 Site of the home of Elisha Stevens W. Columbus & Isla Verde Sts.
35°23′50″N 119°00′21″W / 35.3973°N 119.0059°W / 35.3973; -119.0059 (Site of the home of Elisha Stevens)
Bakersfield
Tehachapi Loop
508 Tehachapi Loop Old State Highway
35°12′03″N 118°32′13″W / 35.20085°N 118.53681°W / 35.20085; -118.53681 (Tehachapi Loop)
Tehachapi
Top of Grapevine Pass where Don Pedro Fages passed in 1772
283 Top of Grapevine Pass where Don Pedro Fages passed in 1772
34°50′03″N 118°51′56″W / 34.834111°N 118.865661°W / 34.834111; -118.865661 (Top of Grapevine Pass where Don Pedro Fages passed in 1772)
Lebec
Tulamniu Indian Site
374 Tulamniu Indian Site SE of Blockhouse #BV4
Taft
Walker's Pass
99 Walker's Pass State Hwy 178
35°39′46″N 118°01′37″W / 35.662817°N 118.02685°W / 35.662817; -118.02685 (Walker's Pass)
Onyx Also on the NRHP list as NPS-66000210
Well 2-6
581 Well 2-6 Broadway Ave
35°10′47″N 119°32′56″W / 35.1797°N 119.5489°W / 35.1797; -119.5489 (Well 2-6)
Fellows Marker is across the street from Fellows Park
Willow Springs
130 Willow Springs Manly Rd.
34°52′38″N 118°17′51″W / 34.8773°N 118.297517°W / 34.8773; -118.297517 (Willow Springs)
Rosamond

References

  1. ^ "California Historical Landmarks By County". Ohp.parks.ca.gov. Retrieved 2019-04-03.

See also