California Historical Landmarks in Kern County

California Historical Landmark 374
Tulamniu Indian Site
Block House #BV4 North of Buena Vista Pumping Station

Tulamniu Indian Site

The old Yokuts village of Tulamniu was named Buena Vista by Spanish Commander Fages in 1772. Fr. Zalvidea again recorded the site in 1806. This village was occupied for several centuries, and in 1933-34 its site was excavated by the Smithsonian Institution.

Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

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