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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May 2nd and 9th Seminars

“The History of California Indians Before European Arrival” and “What Happened to the Indians After that Arrival.”...

Ellen Miller will present a two-part series on the general history of the California Native Americans with some information on our local groups. California included a larger variety of Indian cultures than any other area of what became the United States.

The first class will be Tuesday, May 2nd, 7:00 PM–8:15 PM and the second class will be on Tuesday, May 9th, 7:00 PM-8:15 PM.

Ellen Miller and her husband have been members of the Historical Society for 38 years. She has a Master’s degree in History, with an emphasis in social history and ethnic studies. Ellen has taught at Cerro Coso Community College and co-authored the book, The Chinese of Kern County.

Save these May dates on your calendar! Please RSVP for these seminars! Space is limited and they will fill up fast! Call Erie Johnson (see your Saddlebag).



49 Big Blue Road
PO Box 651
Kernville, CA 93238
(760) 376-6683
10 am - 4 pm
Thursday - Sunday

Admission is Free

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