Good Morning to all you fine folks out there in this land of beauty. What a life DesertDale has shown me, it's fantastic.
The town of Ridgecrest was also known as Cumville. It is the only incorported city along 395 in Kern County.
I is within 2 hours of the highest and lowest points in the U.S., (continenal U.S.)
The post office came in 1941. The Navy establidhed it's base there in 1943.
In 1995 they had a sequence of earthquakes. Then some 2,5000 aftershocks, over a 5 week period, was filt.
They have a real nice museum, Maturango Museum. They give guided tours on the China Lake Naval Weapons Station.
It also has a Coso Rock Art District with many of petroglyphs. The Big and Little Petroglyph Canyon were declared a National Histoeic Landmart in 1964.
There is much more that Ridegcrest offers their vistors.
TheCoso Rock Art District is a National Historic Landmark. It is found in U.S. Navy's testing station at their base.
We did finally found water in RidgeCrest at their fairgrounds and R.V. Park for
Then DesertDale took me the long way back to our site. It was 11 miles of the roughest d--- road that DesertDale ever took me on. That will be my posting tomorrow.
I have to post something just about every day now or things will get away from me.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Posted by Vera Avila at 8:24 AM