CA-457 Indian Wells

Marker 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.

State Registered Landmark No. 457

Marker placed by California Centennials Commission in cooperation with Kern County Historical Society, dedicated July 9, 1950

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