#589:  Mountain House

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On Bakersfield-Glenville Rds (Co Rd 363AZ, P.M. 19.1), 6.3 mi SW of Woody





State Plaque



From the plaque:

One and one-half miles north of this point stood the Mountain House Station on the route of the Butterfield Stage. 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.

Plaque placed by California State Park Commission in cooperation with Kern County Historical Society, El Tejon Parlor No. 239 N.D.G.W., and the Kern County Museum. October 13, 1957

©2009 David Schmitt