#0690 Site of the Last Home of Alexis Godey


#0690 Site of the Last Home of Alexis Godey

Site information:

On 19th St, in Mill Creek Linear Park, E of R St, Bakersfield

Nothing remains of this site, as far as I know.


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Last Home of Alexis Godey

Near this site stood the home of Alexis Godey, frontiersman and scout, who lived here from 1883 until his death on January 19, 1889. Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1818, he acted as guide for John C. Frémont's expedition through the Kern area in 1843-44, and was honored for his services at the Battle of San Pasqual in 1846. Moving here in 1883, Godey died January 19, 1889.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Kern Country Historical Society, El Tejon Parlor No. 239 Native Daughters of the Golden West, and Kern County Museum, October 16, 1960.

Registered 7/31/1959