From the plaque:
Six miles east of this point
was the site of the Butterfield Stage Line station Sinks
of Tejon. Operating through present Kern County during
1858-61, this famous line ran from St. Louis, Missouri
to San Francisco until the outbreak of the Civil War.
Marker placed by California State Park Commission in cooperation with Kern County Historical Society El Tejon Parlor No. 239, Native Daughers of the Golden West, and Kern County Museum. Dedicated May 13, 1956.