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

There are three new members for July 2018: Justin Shores from Lancaster and Linda and Tom Brady from Bakersfield.

A membership audit adjusts the total membership to 460 including complimentary and Life Members. 238 Saddlebags were mailed in July 2018.

Melody Batelaan