Gordon's Ferry on the Kern River

California State Historic Landmark 137

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#137 Gordons Ferry
Gordons Ferry was an overhead cable type of ferry operated during the 1850's by Major Gordon. An adobe station house was located on the south bank of Kern River, just a few yards to the west of this marker. It was also a station on the Butterfield Overland Mail stage route from 1858 to 1860.

Site Photo:

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Nothing remains of this site.


SW side of Kern River bridge, on China Loop, 1000 ft S of Round Mountain Rd, Bakersfield.

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