Kernville

Kernville (HMGPO)

Location: Kernville, CA 93238 Kern County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 43.213', W 118° 26.158'

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California Historical Landmark

Kernville called Whiskey Flat until 1864, was founded in 1860 when Adam Hamilton, whiskey dealer, moved shop here from more temperate Quartzburg, founded earlier that year. Both camps resulted from the discovery of the Big Blue Ledge by "Lovely" Rogers while tracking a stray mule from the earlier camp of Keyesville.
Dedicated
April 18, 1937

[Upper Plaque:]
This Monument Moved From
Old Kernville
and Rededicated
May 3, 1953
by
Kern River Chamber of Commerce
Kern River Veterans Club
Kern River V.F.W.
Kern County Historical Society
Kern County Museum
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HM NumberHMGPO
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Marker Number132
Year Placed1937
Placed ByKern River Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 11:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 370119 N 3953867
Decimal Degrees35.72021667, -118.43596667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 43.213', W 118° 26.158'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 43' 12.78" N, 118° 26' 9.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-650 Wofford Heights Blvd, Kernville CA 93238, US
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