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Name: Site of the Last Home of Alexis Godey
Site Number: #690
Date Visited: 07/19/2015
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: Private Plaque
Location: 606 19th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Coordinates35.3761971,-119.0083112
Website: N/A

Description: Near this site stood the home of Alexis Godey, frontiersman and scout, who lived here from 1883 until his death on January 19, 1889. Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1818, he acted as guide for John C. Frémont’s expedition through the Kern area in 1843-44, and was honored for his services at the Battle of San Pasqual in 1846.