Old Town
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14
N 35° 08.567 W 118° 29.678
11S E 363844 N 3889899
Quick Description: Old Town No. 643: The oldest settlement in Tehachapi Valley, known as 'Old Town,' was established here during the 1860s.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/26/2008 10:34:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM5E4N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 31

Long Description:
OLD TOWN (TEHACHAPI)
Historical Landmark
Description:
The oldest settlement in Tehachapi Valley, known as 'Old Town,' was established here during the 1860s. Long an important station on the road between Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley, the community began to decline when residents gradually moved to nearby Greenwich, later renamed Tehachapi, after completion of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1876.


Registration Date: 4/28/1958

Location:
City: Tehachapi
County: Kern

Directions:
NE corner of Old Town Rd and Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, 1.3 mi N of State Hwy 202, 2.5 mi W of Tehachapi
Marker Number: 643.00

Marker Name: OLD TOWN (TEHACHAPI)

County: Kern

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 04/28/1958

Location:
NE corner of Old Town Rd and Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, 1.3 mi N of State Hwy 202, 2.5 mi W of Tehachapi


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