#0457 Indian Wells


#0457 Indian Wells

Site information:

4.9 mi N of Freeman Jct (Hwys 14 and 178 W) on Hwy 14


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Indian Wells

Indian water hole on Joseph R. Walker trail of 1834 where Manly-Jayhawker parties of 1849 found their first water after five days of travel from Argus Range. During 1860's was site of stage and freight station from Los Angeles to Coso and Cerro Gordo mines.

Marker placed by California Centennials Commission in cooperation with Kern County Historical Sociery. Dedicated July 9, 1950.

Registered 1/11/1950