GORDON'S FERRY ON THE KERN RIVER

Historical Landmark

Description:
Gordon's Ferry was an overhead cable-type of ferry operated during the 1850s by Major Gordon. An adobe station house was located on the south bank of the Kern River, just a few yards to the west of this marker, which also served as a station on the Butterfield Overland Mail Route from 1856 to 1860.


Registration Date:

Location:
City: Bakersfield
County: Kern

Directions:
SE side of Kern River bridge, on China Loop, 1,000 ft S of Round Mountain Rd, Bakersfield


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