OUTERMOST POINT IN THE SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY (VISITED BY PADRE GARCÉS IN 1776)

Historical Landmark

Description:
Padre Garcés, first recorded non-Indian to visit this locality, came in April of 1776, seeking a new route from Mexico to California. His epic journey covered more than two thousand miles of uncharted wilderness, opening trails that later became highways and railroads.


Registration Date: 9/4/1940

Location:
City: Arvin
County: Kern

Directions:
Courtyard of Saint Thomas the Apostle Church, 350 E Bear Mountain Blvd, Arvin


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