Stage Robbery!

Stage Robbery! (HMYYY)

Location: Havilah, CA 93518 Kern County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 31.085', W 118° 30.99'

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The last stage coach robbery in Kern County occurred near here on August 26, 1896. The Kernville stage to Caliente was held-up by a lone gunman on horseback who got $1,700 in coin and gold bullion from the Wells Fargo strong box. He did not molest the passengers, however, although the local citizens searched doggedley, the loot was never recovered nor the bandit ever apprehended, as a result of the stick up, the route was discontinued, thus ending an era.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Kutzner Family and The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus Peter Lebec Chapter #1866
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 1:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 362489 N 3931556
Decimal Degrees35.51808333, -118.51650000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 31.085', W 118° 30.99'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 31' 5.10" N, 118° 30' 59.40" W
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Area Code(s)661
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6805 Caliente Bodfish Rd, Havilah CA 93518, US
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