Jefferson Davis Father of National Highways Monument (Kern, California)
Originally placed somewhere near Lebec and old 99, it was moved to the Kern County Museum in 1968, where it sat in a garden. In 2020, however, it was moved into storage
"As secretary of war in 1853, he had surveyed for military use three routes across the United States. These routes are today our national highways."
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United Daughters of the Confederacy
Read below for one of our contributor’s reflections on this monument