KERN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

BAKERSFIELD, CA

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The Kern County Historical Society (KCHS) is a non-profit organization located in Bakersfield, California, dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Kern County. Founded in 1946, KCHS has been collecting, preserving, and exhibiting artifacts, documents, photographs, and oral histories related to Kern County for over 70 years.

KCHS operates the Beale Memorial Library, an extensive research library with a collection that focuses on the history of Kern County and the Central Valley. The library contains books, newspapers, maps, records, and other documents related to the region’s past. The library also offers a variety of educational programs and workshops.

KCHS also operates the Kern County Museum, a museum that offers exhibits and educational programs about the history of Kern County. The museum includes a replica of an 1880s pioneer town, a replica of a blacksmith’s shop, and a restored Santa Fe Railroad Depot. The museum also houses a range of artifacts, documents, photographs, and other materials related to the history of Kern County.

KCHS is committed to providing educational opportunities and preserving the region’s cultural heritage. Through its exhibits, programs, and library, KCHS encourages the public to learn more about Kern County’s rich past. KCHS also works with local organizations and other historical institutions to promote and protect the region’s history.

KERN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY is a Historical Societies, Historic Preservation in BAKERSFIELD CA. US MID #8400602698

The museum is classed as HSC (Historical Societies, Historic Preservation). It comes under American Alliance of Museums (AAM) region: Western (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington).

Contact KERN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

KERN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
PO BOX 141
BAKERSFIELD
CA
93302

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KERN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Information

MID # 8400602698
Name KERN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Alternate Name
Classification Historical Societies, Historic Preservation, , Western
Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) 953465901
NTEECC
Tax period of the latest return filed (YYYYMM) 201206
INCOME 0
REVENUE 0
LAT/LONG 35.436725, -119.069202
CODES FIPS State Code: 06
FIPS County Code: 029
US Census Tract: 000101
US Census Block: 5022