San Miguel de los Noches, California

Summary

San Miguel de los Noches was an Indian rancheria in Kern County, California.[1] Its site is covered by the modern-day city of Bakersfield.[1]

Franciscan friar Padre Francisco Garces visited San Miguel de los Noches on May 7, 1776. Father Garces named this site San Miguel de los Noches.

Today, the Garces Memorial Circle is a testament of San Miguel de los Noches.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: San Miguel de los Noches, California
  2. ^ "Monuments in the Mojave desert". mojavedesert.net. Archived from the original on 2020-01-31. Retrieved 2020-01-31.