Buttonwillow Tree # 492
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rumpled
N 35° 24.410 W 119° 28.457
11S E 275317 N 3920972
Quick Description: Buttonwillow Tree
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/18/2007 6:29:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM27TR
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 90

Long Description:
This lone tree, which gave the town of Buttonwillow its name, served as a landmark on an old trans-valley trail. An ancient Yokuts Indian meeting place, it later became the site of settlers' stock rodeos. Miller and Lux established their headquarters and store here about 1885.
Location: On Buttonwillow Dr, 0.5 mi N of State Hwy 58, Buttonwillow

The above taken from the State OHP website.

The marker and tree are on the West side of Buttonwillow Dr. just north of the town itself in Kern County.

Marker Number: 492.00

Marker Name: Buttonwillow Trew

County: Kern

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 02/24/1952

Location:
On Buttonwillow Dr, 0.5 mi N of State Hwy 58, Buttonwillow


Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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