The Kern River Valley Historical Society has been in operation for over 40 years. Our mission is to preserve and communicate the rich and colorful history of this region. To achieve these goals we have established the Kern Valley Museum in downtown Kernville next to the Post Office.
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Recap of the Feb Field Trip

Did you miss the Surprise Field Trip? If you did, you missed out ...

on a great trip to Rio Bravo Ranch.

We were very excited to have Dr. Allen Garfinkle Gold, an archaeologist, with 40 years of experience in the area. He gave a great power point presentation about the area, from Indians, to the Spanish, to the farmers and ranchers.

An extra special treat was Mr. Nickel, the owner of Rio Bravo Ranch, gave us great information about the ranch. And the lunch served by Coseree’s was delicious.

Join us for the next exciting field trip. 


—JoAnne Johnson 



49 Big Blue Road
PO Box 651
Kernville, CA 93238
(760) 376-6683
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Thursday - Sunday

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