Oak Creek Pass

Oak Creek Pass (HMXX7)

Location: Tehachapi, CA 93561 Kern County
Buy California State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 35° 3.667', W 118° 23.32'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites

California Historical Landmark

Father Francisco Garces used the Oak Creek Pass in 1776 to return to the Mojave after exploring the San Joaquin Valley, as did Fremont in 1844-45. Until the building of the railroad through the Tehachapi Pass in 1876, Oak Creek Pass was the only route used through the Tehachapi Mountains.
HM NumberHMXX7
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number97
Year Placed1937
Placed ByBakersfield Parlor No. 42 N.S.G.W., Bakersfield Parlor No. 239 N.D.G.W., Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 5:13am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 373371 N 3880702
Decimal Degrees35.06111667, -118.38866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 3.667', W 118° 23.32'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 3' 40.02" N, 118° 23' 19.20" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)661, 909
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14600-15550 Tehachapi Willow Springs Rd, Tehachapi CA 93561, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?