The Fort

The Fort (HM10SW)

Location: Taft, CA 93268 Kern County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 9.02', W 119° 27.926'

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Replica of Sutter's Fort

— Erected in 1940 A.D. —

Constructed on the basic plan of Sutter's original fort one hundred years after its erection in Sacramento by that distinguished pioneer Captain John Augustus Sutter. The building of this replica of one of the most outstanding landmarks to the early California pioneers was prompted by the same spirit that animated its founder. The advancement of American civilization.
Constructed jointly by
Federal Works Agency
Work Project Administration
and
County of Kern
Board of Supervisors
W.R. Woollomes -Chairman · C.W. Harty · Ralph Lavin · Stanley Abel · Charles Wimmer · Work Relief Department · H.R. Hubbard - Director · W. Francis Parsons - Architect
Details
HM NumberHM10SW
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series.
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Year Placed1940
Placed ByKern Board of Supervisors, Grand Officers Native Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 275413 N 3892497
Decimal Degrees35.15033333, -119.46543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 9.02', W 119° 27.926'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 9' 1.20" N, 119° 27' 55.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)661
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 273-307 N 10th St, Taft CA 93268, US
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