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29 Palms Historical Society News - Practical Uses of California Native Plants

June 5th 2022

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- [5] Photo of the Yanina Aldao Galvan The 2021-2022 Second Friday Lecture Series continues... Friday, June 10th... "Practical Uses of California Native Plants" by Yanina Aldao Galvan Before humans developed agriculture and the agricultural pract ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News =- The 2nd Friday Lecture Series continues...

May 12th 2022

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- [5] Photo of the Steve Lech The 2021-2022 Second Friday Lecture Series continues... Friday, May 13th... "Art and Light, from the turn-of-the-century landscape painters to the light and space artists of conceptualists, like Phillip K. Smith III" ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - Lecture on April 8 - new speaker

April 2nd 2022

The Desert Institute and the 29 Palms Historical Society announce the Old Schoolhouse lecture on Friday, April 8 with a new speaker, Steve Lech. John Hale, the original speaker, had to cancel. 2nd Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series The Pines-to-Palms Highway The Pines-to-Palms Highway – This discussion delves into the beginnings of the famed Pines-to-Palms Highway and the two men who spear-headed the effort, J. Win Wilson and Wilson Howell. Billed as a scenic drive that would bring tourists ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - Can't Live Without You: Ocotillos and Hummingbirds

February 25th 2022

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- [5] Photo of the Kim Stringfellow The 2021-2022 Second Friday Lecture Series continues... Friday, March 11th at 7:00pm "Can't Live Without You: Ocotillos and Hummingbirds" by Jim Cornett NOTE: Masks will be required for all attendees and social ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - Feb. 11th Lecture Cancelled

February 8th 2022

Please note that the February Old Schoolhouse lecture scheduled for this Friday, February 11 has been canceled. ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - The Nevada Test Sites Lecture Is Friday

January 11th 2022

“The Nevada Test Sites” Kim Stringfellow, project director of the Mojave Project, will present her research into the history of the Nevada Test Site where 100 atmospheric atomic weaponry tests were conducted from 1951 to 1958 and another 921 underground tests continued into the 1990s. Radioactive fallout from the U.S. governments atomic test program has created an ongoing legacy of death and chronic illness that continues to this day. Kim Stringfellow is an artist, educator, writer, and inde ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - The History of Hi-Jolly and the Great Camel Experiment in the Southwest

December 9th 2021

Friday, December 10, Old Schoolhouse Lecture "The History of Hi-Jolly and the Great Camel Experiment in the Southwest". "The History of Hi Jolly and the Great Camel Experiment in the Southwest" takes us back to the United States in the days leading up to the Civil War. The country was conflicted over the issue of slavery, and at the same time was expanding westward at a breakneck pace. With that rapid expansion came the need to transport men and supplies across the vast ar ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - Upcoming Events

October 9th 2021

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- 2021 OLD TIMERS GATHERING Join us for the Old Timers Gathering Saturday, October 16, 2021, 1:00-4:00pm at the Old Schoolhouse Museum. Phil Sullivan furnishing music for a bunch of bad boys - 1924. This year's gathering will celebrate [5]2021 "Old Time ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News

October 5th 2021

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- [5] Photo of Barbara Gothard The 2021-2022 Second Friday Lecture Series continues... Friday, October 8th at 7:00pm "Contradictions - Bringing The Past Forward" by Barbara Gothard NOTE: Masks will be required for all attendees and social distanc ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - Red Hot Auction is Next Saturday

September 18th 2021

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- The Last is Saturday, September 25th! [5] flaming gavel After a year and a half of having minimal fund raisers because of you know why. The 29 Palms Historical Society is pleased to host the Last Ever Red Hot Auction. The purpose of the auction is to rai ...Continue Reading
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