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.

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Join in a special day! Wings N’ Wheels, Minter Field Air Museum, at Minter Field in Shafter, CA. November 3, 2018.

A special tribute to James Dean. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, Live as if you’ll die today.” - James Dean.

Over 500 cars, 50 Aircraft of all eras and airplane rides available.

Live music, food and lots of fun. Proceeds will benefit Minter Air Museum.

JoAnne Johnson