Tehachapi in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Tehachapi Museum
Respecting Our Past – Planning Our Future
The Tehachapi Museum
Dedicated On May 22, 2010
Built in 1931 in the Art Deco style, this building originally housed the Kern County Library and was later given to the City. The Tehachapi Heritage League relocated the Museum to this site in 1982 through a long-term partnership with the City of Tehachapi. The current renovation and addition were made possible through the assistance of the City of Tehachapi and donations from many individuals, businesses and organizations.
Tehachapi City Council:
Linda Vernon, Mayor Philip Smith, Mayor Pro-Tempore Ed Grimes, Council Member Stan Beckham, Council Member D. Shane Reed, Council Member Pat Gassaway, Treasurer Denise Jones, City Clerk Greg Garrett, City Manager
Tehachapi Heritage League:
Charles White, President Judy Reynolds, Vice President Barbara Williams, Vice President Del Troy, Secretary Frank Flanagan, Treasurer Harold Cox, Corresponding Secretary
Grant Funding provided by:
The Mark and Jessie Milano Foundation
Erected 2010 by The City of Tehachapi & Council.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
Location. 35° 7.769′ N, 118° 26.873′ W. Marker is in Tehachapi, California, in Kern County. Marker is on South Green Street south of West E Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 South Green Street, Tehachapi CA 93561, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Tehachapi Museum (here, next to this marker); Wind Energy Industry (here, next to this marker); Errea House (a few steps from this marker); The Kawaiisu (a few steps from this marker); Importance of Water and Creation of Brite Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Explorers in the Tehachapi Area (within shouting distance of this marker); August Weferling House (within shouting distance of this marker); Real Estate Development Since The 1960s (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 530 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 19, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 3. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 16, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.