19th Century Kern County, California
Museum Curator Lori Wear toured three of the homes in Kern County’s Pioneer Village, a collection of over 50 buildings representing… read more
Museum Curator Lori Wear toured three of the homes in Kern County’s Pioneer Village, a collection of over 50 buildings representing the history of Kern County through the 19th century. She talked about the families who lived in them, and explained how their stories represent the growth of Bakersfield throughout the late 1800s.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Bakersfield, California, from June 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
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