Six school teachers conceived museum in the 1970s

The West Kern Oil Museum went back to its roots when the all-volunteer organization held its annual meeting at the Community Center Saturday night.
The “founding mothers,” as they are affectionately known, took a bow and shared their stories about how six young school teachers got together in 1971 to hatch an idea that led to the creation of Taft’s top tourist attraction that serves as the repository of local history.

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