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Oak Creek Pass
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Moose Mob
N 35° 03.665 W 118° 23.311
11S E 373385 N 3880698
Quick Description: Oak Creek Pass - not just another hill. Watch the traffic!
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2007 9:42:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM1Q44
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 59

Long Description:
Father Francisco Garces used the Oak Creek Pass in 1776 to return to the Mojave after exploring the San Joaquin Valley, as did Fremont in 1844-45. Until the building of the railroad through the Tehachapi Pass in 1876, Oak Creek Pass was the only route used through the Tehachapi Mountains.
Marker Number: 97.00

Marker Name: Oak Creek Pass

County: Kern

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 06/06/1937

Location:
On Willow Pass Rd, 4.6 mi S of Tehachapi Blvd, 74 mi SE of Tehachapi


Website: [Web Link]

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