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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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Signs of HistorySouthern Pacific Daylight Car #2439

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryStock Corral

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryUndertaker's Office

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMetcalf House

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBlacksmith Shop

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryIndian Mortar Rock

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This marker plaque is mounted next to a rock used by Native Americans of the area to grind various edibles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryHotel Fellows

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryAssay Office

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFraternal Hall

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryGeorge O. Suman 1897-1981

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This is one of several historical bronze plaques on the grounds of the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCable Tool Drilling Rig

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCook Wagon

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryStandard End Pumping Unit

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This historical marker is one of several in the Black Gold exhibit area on the grounds of the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsStandard Oil Company of California - 100 Years ~ Bakersfield, California

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This reconstruction of an early 20th-century oilfield end-pumping unit was erected by Chevron Oil to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Standard Oil Company of California

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCourt House and Jail

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryRailroad Flagman's Building

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryRed Bank Jack Plant

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersDiscovery Well

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Discovery Well No. 290: Oil was discovered at 70 feet in 1899, when Tom Means persuaded Roe Elwood and Frank Wiseman to dig here for oil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14

location: California

date approved: 12/26/2008

last visited: 3/7/2009

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Signs of HistorySonora Service Station

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This is one of many historical interpretive signs on the grounds of the Pioneer Village at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersGordons Ferry

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Gordons Ferry No. 137: Gordon's Ferry was an overhead cable-type of ferry operated during the 1850s by Major Gordon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14

location: California

date approved: 12/26/2008

last visited: 6/4/2017

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California Historical MarkersTehachapi Loop

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Great view of the Railroad loop. Watch the trains passing over themselves as they slowly work their way over the Tehachapi pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Moose Mob

location: California

date approved: 6/25/2007

last visited: 7/5/2015

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California Historical MarkersRose Station - Grapevine, CA

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Rose Station No. 300: From 1853 to 1875 this site, originally a vaquero camp of the Sebastian Indian Reservation, was known as Rancho Canoa (trough).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14

location: California

date approved: 12/26/2008

last visited: 6/17/2016

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California Historical MarkersSebastian Indian Reservation - Grapevine, CA

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Sebastian Indian Reservation No. 133: The Sebastian or Tejón Indian Reservation (headquarters ten miles east of here) was established in 1853 by General Edward Fitzgerald Beale as one of several California reservations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14

location: California

date approved: 12/26/2008

last visited: 6/17/2016

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California Historical MarkersOld Town

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Old Town No. 643: The oldest settlement in Tehachapi Valley, known as 'Old Town,' was established here during the 1860s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14

location: California

date approved: 12/26/2008

last visited: 6/6/2017

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California Historical MarkersFort Tejon - Lebec, CA

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FORT TEJÓN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoCraig

location: California

date approved: 2/25/2006

last visited: 5/18/2016

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