Sinks of the Tejon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14
N 35° 05.570 W 118° 54.903
11S E 325435 N 3885015
Quick Description: Sinks of the Tejon No. 540: Six miles east of this point was the site of the Butterfield Stage Line station Sinks of Tejón.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/26/2008 10:49:14 AM
Waymark Code: WM5E4X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 22

Long Description:
SINKS OF THE TEJÓN, ALSO KNOWN AS ALAMO, STATION OF BUTTERFIELD OVERLAND MAIL LINES
Historical Landmark
Description:
Six miles east of this point was the site of the Butterfield Stage Line station Sinks of Tejón. Operating through present Kern County during 1858-61, this famous line ran from St. Louis, Missouri to San Francisco until the outbreak of the Civil War.


Registration Date: 9/14/1955

Location:
City: Mettler
County: Kern

Directions:
SW corner of intersection of David and Wheeler Ridge Rds, 6.0 mi NE of Mettler
Marker Number: 540.00

Marker Name: SINKS OF THE TEJÓN, ALSO KNOWN AS ALAMO, STATION OF BUTTERFIELD OVERLAND MAIL LINES

County: Kern

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 09/14/1955

Location:
SW corner of intersection of David and Wheeler Ridge Rds, 6.0 mi NE of Mettler


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