Adobe House

Adobe House (HMGN4)

Location: Bakersfield, CA 93301 Kern County
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N 35° 23.584', W 119° 1.191'

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Adobe was a common material used to construct buildings from the Spanish mission period of California history through the 1930s.

Adobe is a sun-dried brick made from soil or clay. This structure was built to resemble an adobe dwelling in Kern County during the mid 1800s.

The adobe bricks used to construct this building were salvaged from a 1930s Bakersfield residence. The adobe house, located near Fairfax Road and Brundage Lane, belonged to William and Flora Deuel Combs.

In 1979, Dr. Lewis L. Sandidge and Dr. Dyrel Faulstick donated the adobe bricks used to reconstruct this building. Chicanos Unidos Para El Progreso constructed this building on the museum grounds in 1977.
HM NumberHMGN4
Placed ByKern County Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 316558 N 3918507
Decimal Degrees35.39306667, -119.01985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 23.584', W 119° 1.191'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 23' 35.04" N, 119° 1' 11.46" W
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Area Code(s)805, 661, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3671 Chester Ave, Bakersfield CA 93301, US
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