Kern County Fair Exhibit Building

Kern County Fair Exhibit Building (HMZ08)

Location: Bakersfield, CA 93301 Kern County
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N 35° 23.63', W 119° 1.237'

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Over the years, county fairs have provided a venue for farmers and their families to showcase crops, livestock, arts, and crafts and learn about the latest agricultural techniques.

The land presently occupied by the museum was once the Kern County Fair Grounds. This building was used as a community exhibits building to display locally grown crops. The Kern County Fair moved from this site to its current location in southeast Bakersfield in 1952.

Prior to becoming the fair grounds, this property was a farm owned by Solomon and Philo Jewett. The Jewett brothers utilized this land for growing crops and raising sheep. Architect Charles H. Biggar designed this exhibit building in 1926.
HM NumberHMZ08
Placed ByKern County Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 5:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 316490 N 3918593
Decimal Degrees35.39383333, -119.02061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 23.63', W 119° 1.237'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 23' 37.80" N, 119° 1' 14.22" W
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Area Code(s)805, 661, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4003 Chester Ave, Bakersfield CA 93301, US
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