Travel the History Trail of Highway 178
October 25 meeting of the Historical Society
The historical, technical, social, legal, and geographic history of Highway 178 will amaze you, make your head shake and amuse you!
Highway 178, the most frequently used way to get to the Kern River Valley, has a long, eventful and rich history beginning in about 1834.
Members of the Kern River Historical Society, who have spent many months researching, will give a presentation complete with power-point maps, photos, newspaper articles, government reports, and historical articles, complemented with anecdotes from Society members, you will be entertained by the tale of Highway 178, Additional displays of photos and other material that you can browse before and after the program will be available.
To make the evening more fun, members of the society are invited to tell stories of sad, funny and adventurous experiences they have had while traveling on, or trying to travel on, Highway 178 over the years. Three members have volunteered so far. Wait 'till you hear Marge Power's story!
If you travel Highway 178, you won't want to miss this program presented by Don Morrison and Jacqueline Morgan.
Tuesday, October 25th, 7 PM at the Senior Center in Lake Isabella.
Bring your family and friends.