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Citizens Preserving History is working to move Merle Haggard’s childhood “Boxcar” home to Pioneer Village at the 
Kern County Museum.

 Merle was born in 1937 in Bakersfield, California, to James and Flossie Haggard.  He grew up in Oildale in a Santa Fe Railroad boxcar which his father had converted into their family home.  Merle's  music career also began in Bakersfield, and over the years his music has gained worldwide recognition. 


With your generous donation, you can be a part of this historical preservation to honor Merle Haggard by moving and restoring his childhood "boxcar" home to the Kern County Museum. 
Citizens  Preserving History

A Non Profit Organization
Your donation is greatly appreciated!  

Please click on the "Donate" PayPal link or send your donation to:

Citizens Preserving History
P.O. Box 36
Caliente, Ca 93518
Thank you for your support!
"Sing me back home."
Courtesy of www.savehagsboxcar.com
Next Event:  Lillian Haggard Rea's 94th Birthday Celebration
Wednesday, January 28th
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Spotlight Theatre in the historic
Hayden Building - 1626 19th Street, Bakersfield

$25 Per Person
Hor d'oeurves, Wine, and Bubbly
Live Music by Out of the Blue
And, of course..."Chocolate Birthday Cake"

Join us in wishing Lillian Haggard Rea a 
Happy 94th Birthday! 

In lieu of birthday gifts Lillian has asked that you support the Art Auction at her birthday celebration featuring local Kern County Artists to help Save Hag's Boxcar.  Lillian is also an accomplished artist.  Notecards, prints, and a calendar with her artwork will be available for purchase at the event.

ONLY 99 seats are available in the Spotlight Theatre.  Please reserve your seat today by calling Glenda Rankin at 661-867-2511 or e-mail info@CitizensPreservingHistory.com 
For more information on other upcoming events visit the Hag's Boxcar page.