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Merle Haggard’s Boxcar

This hot dry expanse of land, now rich in oil and agriculture, used to be the wet floor of an ocean overlooked by dinosaurs in the Tehachapi Mountains to the east. In the nineteenth century people of European heritage settled here and named it Kern County, and today the regional museum is hosting a one […]

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