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 • City of Tehachapi • Kevin Haub, Architect.
Erected 2010 by The City of Tehachapi & Council.
Location. 35° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 South Green Street, Tehachapi CA 93561, United States of America.
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); Errea House (a few steps from this marker); August Weferling House (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); First Methodist & Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tehachapi Hospital (about 300 feet away); Two 1890's Houses (about 400 feet away); Hitching Post Theatre (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 441 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.