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 & organizations support the museum. We encourage you to support them!

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 Societies

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

Mike Morgan Welding

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