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Old Kernville Cemetery

Wofford Road, Wofford Heights, CA 93285
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So cool the history

Really neat to walk around, lots of history. Some are so old, with just wooden crosses. The kids... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
FreshFace_Disciple
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Wofford Heights, California
Really cool!

Very interesting old cemetery not far off the main road. Some of the headstones date back to the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
rduinc
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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The Kern River Valley Historical Cemetery,formally known as Kernville Cemetery, which is off of Wofford Blvd, has burials dating back to the 1870's. The names in this cemetery have been provided by the courtesy of the Kern River Valley Cemetery District Board Members.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
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26 Feb 2018
“So cool the history”
13 Jun 2017
“Really cool!”
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Wofford Road, Wofford Heights, CA 93285
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Really neat to walk around, lots of history. Some are so old, with just wooden crosses. The kids enjoyed reading all of the stones and the view of the river down below was amazing.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Very interesting old cemetery not far off the main road. Some of the headstones date back to the 1850's, surprisingly, many are still in very good shape, as is the cemetery itself. There is also a good view of the Kern River from here.

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Reviewed 2 August 2015

The is such a great Cemetery to walk thru. The dates on the headstones remind you of a time when Wofford Heights and Kernville were settled by people after the Gold in the mines around the valley. The locals have kept the Cemetery clean and...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2015

I saw a sign pointing to this cemetery as a site of historic interest, so I checked it out. I enjoy cemeteries and this one was really cool. There are many old grave sites. I spent at least an hour looking at every one and...More

4  Thank Blaize S
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

This cemetery is a step back in time. You will see many plots covered with broken glass, that's not because of vandals its because the glass turns color in the sun. One has lots of purple glass, some have multicolored, but the best part is...More

1  Thank Kelly L
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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Being a History Buff, I know the stories behind many of the pioneers buried here, and love telling the stories to visitors. No, I don't work for the cemetery, but my wife and I do belong to six Historical Societies. Before visiting the cemetery, I'd...More

1  Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

This is a historic cemetery back that was in operation back when the California Gold Rush was happening. The entire cemetery has a creepy vibe to it. If you want a thrill or just want to see something interesting, be sure to check it out.

1  Thank Aaron S
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