#588:  Kern River Slough Station

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Panama Rd (Co Hwy 244, P.M. 9.0), 3.1 mi W of Lamont





Private Plaque



From the plaque:

Just south of this point stood the Butterfield Overland Stage site known as Kern River Slough. Operating through present Kern County during 1858 - 1861. This famous line ran from St. Louis, Missouri to San Francisco until the outbreak of the Civil War.

Dedicated June 30, 1957 Marker placed by Kern County Historical Society El Tejon Parlor No. 239 N.D.G.W. Kern County Museum State Registered Historical Landmark No. 588 Re-dedicated Oct. 6, 1996

©2009 David Schmitt