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CALIFORNIA - Kern County

Bakersfield California Building (added 1983 - - #83001183)
Also known as The Bakersfield Californian
1707 Eye St. , Bakersfield
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bigger,Charles H., Eissler,Henry
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Social History, Communications
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Water Works
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Water Works

Bandit Rock (added 1975 - - #75000431)
Also known as Robbers Roost
SW of Inyokern near jct. of CA 14 and 178 , Inyokern
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Vasquez,Tiburico
Significant Year: 1874
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Outdoor Recreation

Burro Schmidt's Tunnel (added 2003 - - #03000113)
Also known as William Henry Schmidt's Tunnel
Address Restricted , Ridgecrest
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Schmidt, William Henry
Architectural Style: Other
Historic Person: Schmidt, William Henry
Significant Year: 1938
Area of Significance: Social History, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Processing Site
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Errea House (added 1997 - - #97000809)
311 S. Green St. , Tehachapi
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Museum

First Baptist Church (added 1979 - - #79000478)
1200 Truxtun Ave. , Bakersfield
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Biggar,Charles H.,et al.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Fort Tejon (added 1971 - - #71000140)
Also known as Fort Tejon State Historic Park
3 mi. NW of Lebec , Lebec
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Transportation, Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Military Facility
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

Fort, The (added 1981 - - #81000151)
Ash and Lincoln Sts. , Taft
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Parsons,W.Francis, Federal Works Admin.,County of Kern
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Government Office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office

Green Hotel (added 1989 - - #89000204)
Also known as Hitchcock Hotel;Shafter Hotel
530 James St. , Shafter
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel
Current Function: Work In Progress

Gross, Courtlandt, House (added 1987 - - #87000669)
Also known as Old Stone House
18600 Courtlandt Ct. , Tehachapi
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Parkinson,Donald B., Huguens,Earle
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Gross,Courtlandt
Significant Year: 1942
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Jastro Building (added 1983 - - #83001182)
Also known as Standard Oil Building
1800 19th St. , Bakersfield
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hinshaw,Everett, Currie & Dugler
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Government

Kern Branch, Beale Memorial Library (added 1981 - - #81000150)
1400 Baker St. , Bakersfield
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Clark,O.L.,et al
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Last Chance Canyon (added 1972 - - #72000225)
Also known as El Paso Mtns;Black Hills;Indian Wells
Address Restricted , Johannesburg
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Pinto-oid, Silverlake, Lake Mojave
Period of Significance: 9000-10999 BC, 7000-8999 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 3000-4999 BC, 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Outdoor Recreation

Long Canyon Village Site (added 1980 - - #80000803)
Address Restricted , South Lake
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Tubatulabal
Period of Significance: 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Building 4802 (added 2006 - - #06000656)
Also known as Main Hanger
South end of Walker Ave. , Edwards Air Force Base
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Invention, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Air-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Air-Related

Rogers Dry Lake (added 1985 - - #85002816)
Also known as Muroc Dry Lake
Edwards Air Force Base , Mojave Desert
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military, Other
Period of Significance: 1975-2000, 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Air-Related, Conservation Area
Current Function: Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Air-Related, Conservation Area

Santa Fe Passenger and Freight Depot (added 1982 - - #82002187)
Also known as Santa Fe Depot
150 Central Valley Hwy. , Shafter
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Santa Fe Railroad
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Work In Progress

Shafter Research Station (added 1997 - - #97001211)
Also known as Kern County Experimental Station
17053 Shafter Ave. , Shafter
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Science
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Research Facility
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Research Facility

Tehachapi Railroad Depot (added 1999 - - #99001263)
101 W. Tehachapi Blvd. , Tehachapi
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Tevis Block (added 1984 - - #84000780)
Also known as Kern County Land Company
1712 19th St. , Bakersfield
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Schultze,Henry A.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Economics, Education, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Museum
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

The Forty Acres (added 2008 - - #08001090)
Also known as Delano Field Office
30168 Garces Highway , Delano
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Chavez, Cesario Estrada
Area of Significance: Hispanic, Pacific-Islander, Social History, Economics
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Health Care, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Clinic, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Organizational, Outdoor Recreation, Road-Related
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Multiple Dwelling, Organizational, Park, Road-Related

Valencia, Ygnacio, House (added 1999 - - #72001549)
1020 High St. , Delano
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Valencia,Ygnacio S.
Significant Year: 1875
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Walker Pass (added 1966 - - #66000210)
60 mi. NE of Bakersfield on CA 178 , Bakersfield
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Walker,Joseph R.
Significant Year: 1843, 1845, 1834
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Outdoor Recreation, Road-Related

Wasco Union High School Auditorium (added 1997 - - #97001188)
1900 Seventh St. , Wasco
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, School
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, School

Weedpatch Camp (added 1996 - - #95001554)
Also known as Arvin Federal Camp;Sunset Labor Camp
8305 Sunset Blvd. , Bakersfield
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Politics/Government, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education, Government, Social
Historic Sub-function: Library, Meeting Hall, Post Office
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use




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