Gordons Ferry

Gordons Ferry (HMGP6)

Location: Bakersfield, CA 93308 Kern County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 25.488', W 118° 58.084'

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California Historic Landmark

Gordon's Ferry was an overhead cable type of ferry operated during the 1850's by Major Gordon. An adobe station house was located on the south bank of Kern River, just a few yards to the west of this marker. It was also a station on the Butterfield Overland mail stage route from 1858 to 1860.
HM NumberHMGP6
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number137
Year Placed1937
Placed ByBakersfield Parlor No.42, NSGW, El Tejon Parlor No.239, NDGW and Kern County Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 321332 N 3921932
Decimal Degrees35.42480000, -118.96806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 25.488', W 118° 58.084'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 25' 29.28" N, 118° 58' 5.04" W
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Area Code(s)661, 805, 909
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1545-1791 China Grade Loop, Bakersfield CA 93308, US
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