CAMPSITE OF EDWARD M. KERN


Near this spot at the confluence of the north and south forks of the Kern River, the Theodore Talbot party of Captain John C. Frémont’s third expedition to the West camped for several weeks during December 1845 and January 1846. Frémont named the river in honor of Edward M. Kern, topographer for the expedition – Kern County was established in 1866.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (742)
Visited: 01/17/2015
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