Desert Spring

Desert Spring (HMXX4)

Location: Cantil, CA 93519 Kern County
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N 35° 18.107', W 117° 57.255'

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This spring was on the old Indian Horsethief Trail and later (1834) Joe Walker Trail. The famished Manly-Jayhawk Death Valley parties (1849-50) were revived here after coming from Indian Wells through Last Chance Canyon. The was also a station on the Nadeau Borax freight road.
HM NumberHMXX4
Marker Number476
Year Placed1950
Placed ByCalifornia Centennials Commission in cooperation with Kern County Historical Society and Kern County Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 1:00pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] WSCHATZ52  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 413242 N 3906928
Decimal Degrees35.30178333, -117.95425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 18.107', W 117° 57.255'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 18' 6.42" N, 117° 57' 15.30" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 33347 Pappas Rd, Cantil CA 93519, US
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