The Kern River Valley Historical Society is celebrating over 50 years of operation! Our mission is to preserve and communicate the rich and colorful history of this region. The Kern Valley Museum in downtown Kernville, next to the Post Office, welcomes visitors to explore our rich history.

What's Happening in FEBRUARY 2020

The following Businesses and Organizations Support the Museum --- 

Alta One FCU

American Legion Post 711

Bakersfield Californian

Beatty Museum & Historical Society

Betty B’s Justin Tyme

Burlington Assisted Living, The

Carmel Stamp & Coin Carmel CA


Chuck Richards Whitewater

Click Realty

Confederation of California Historical HistSocieties                           

Cracked Egg

Delano Historical Society

Drug Store, The

Farmers Insurance, Kellee Scott

Golden State Surplus

Historical Society of Upper Mojave

Hyside Inflatables


Johnny McNally’s


Kelly Hampton Farm, Earlimart

Kern River Radio

Kern Riverfront Lodge

Kern Valley Asphalt Service


Kern Valley Auto Body

Kern Valley Chamber of Commerce

Kern Valley Sun


Kern Village Assisted Living

KRV Art Association


Laureate Iota Omega Sorority

Lodge at Painted Rock, The


Monica O’Brien Realty

Mountain and River Adventures


Mountain Masonry

Paradise Cove Lodge

Perry Newton Computer Services

Phyllis Hix, Attorney/Antiques


Preceptor Xi Eta Sorority

Rankin Ranch

Rita D’Angelo Real Estate

RJ Smith Construction

Sienna Wellness

Sierra Gateway Markets/Ewings

Sierra South

Silver City Ghost Town

St. Sherrian Episcopal Church

Starlite Lounge

Tehachapi Heritage League

Thomas Refuse

Tubatulabal Tribal Council

Westamerica Bank