California Historical Landmarks in Kern County
California Historical Landmark 291
SR 166 Near Chris Heer Trail
In 1772, Don Pedro Fages, first recorded non-Indian to visit the southern San Joaquin Valley, crossed this spot on his way from San Diego to San Luis Obispo. Near this point crossed Father José María de Zalvidea in 1806, while accompanying the Ruiz expedition in search of mission sites.
Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation