Member of the Conference of California Historical Societies
2007 Winner of California Governor's Award for Historical Preservation
California Point of Historical Interest SBR #122
|Trona History House
Built in 1920
|The Searles Valley Historical Society was founded in 1979 as a non-profit corporation. Its primary purpose is to bring together people interested in history, especially in the history of Searles Valley, and to preserve the history of Searles Valley for future generations. You can learn about all of our activities by clicking Master Site Map selecting those parts of our history that interest you.||The society has five properties to further their
goals. These are the Old Guest House Museum, the Searles Valley History
House, the Trona Railway Museum, the Trona Railway Caboose and the
Argus Fire Station with 2 fire engines.
|Monday||9:00 AM to 12:00 PM|
|Tuesday||11:00 AM to 2:00 PM|
|Wednesday||11:00 AM to 2:00 PM|
|Thursday||11:00 AM to 2:00 PM|
|Friday||11:00 AM to 2:00 PM|
|Saturday||11:00 AM to 2:00 PM|
|By appointment, call||760-372-5222|
**We will be opening the Archival Building to the public on a trail basis the last Saturday of the month.**
Go to | Master Site Map |
Go to | Link to another web site that has links to other museums in Mojave Desert | (Note: this link leaves the SVHS web site)
Searles Valley Historical Society
P. O. Box 630
13193 Main Street
Trona, CA 93592-0630
Phone (760) 372-5222 e-mail
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This web site is maintained by Barbara Gossett. Updated 1/4/2019