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Carl's Jr., Gorman exit.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 11:31:56)

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Parking for Fort Tejon.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:20:10)

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Parking for Fort Tejon.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:20)

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Parking for Fort Tejon.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:20:04)

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Ranger's Station at park.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:19:48)

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"Fort Tejon. This military post was established by the United States Army on June 24, 1854, to suppress stock rustling and for the protection of Indians in San Joaquin Valley. As regimental headquarters of the First Dragoons, Fort Tejon was an important military, social, and political center. Camels for transportation were introduced here in 1858. The fort was abandoned September 11, 1864. HISTORICAL LANDMARK NO. 129. Marker placed by California State Park Commission in cooperation with Kern County Historical Society, El Tejon Parlor No. 239 N.D.G.W., Bakersfield Parlor No. 42 N.S.G.W. and Kern County Museum. Dedicated October 10, 1954."
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:24:16)

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"Welcome to Fort Tejon Historic Park."
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(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:27)

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The Union Flag has 33 or 35 stars.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:27:40)

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Mike Presswood and someone.
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(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:36:56)

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Lester Gilbert.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:36:50)

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Someone, someone else, somebody, somebody else, and two others.
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(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:42:40)

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The flag at Fort Tejon.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:44)

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Gina Kimmel, Lana Bailey and Bridget Bradley-Scaife.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:47:10)

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Fireplace in the kitchen.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:47:22)

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Lana Bailey.
(Sunday 06-Feb-2011 12:48)

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