Francisco Garces O.F.M

Francisco Garces O.F.M (HM7PC)

Location: Arvin, CA 93203 Kern County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 12.516', W 118° 49.275'

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Padre Garc, first recorded non-Indian to visit this locality, came in April of 1776, seeking a new route from Mexico to California. His epic journey covered more than two thousand miles of uncharted wilderness, opening trails that later became highways and railroads.
HM NumberHM7PC
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series.
Marker Number371
Placed ByKern County Chamber of Commerce, Kern County Historical Society, Bakersfield El Tajon, Parlor No. 239 N.D.G.W, Bakersfield Parlor No.42 N.S.G.W
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 334221 N 3897695
Decimal Degrees35.20860000, -118.82125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 12.516', W 118° 49.275'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 12' 30.96" N, 118° 49' 16.50" W
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Area Code(s)661
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 351 Bear Mountain Blvd, Arvin CA 93203, US
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