California Historical Landmarks in Kern County
California Historical Landmark 588
Kern River Slough Station
Panama Road Near Cottonwood Road
Just south of this point stood the Kern River Slough Station on the Butterfield Overland Stage route. Operating through present Kern County during 1858-1861, this famous line ran from St. Louis, Missouri to San Francisco until the outbreak of the Civil War.
Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation