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Walker Pass

Bakersfield, California
County of Kern.
Sequoia National Forest. 60 miles northeast of Bakersfield
National Register Number: 66000210
Resource type: Structure.
Congressional District: CA-21 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: In Sequoia National Forest.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 4, 1961):
Named for Joseph R. Walker, a fur trapper and guide. Native Americans showed the still remote pass to Walker in 1834, and he led the first immigrant wagon train into California through this pass in 1843.


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