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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

29 Palms Historical Society News - Friday Night's Lecture Is Cancelled

September 9th 2021

Alan Garfinkel, the speaker scheduled to give the lecture "Native Masterpiece Baskets | Weavers, Art, & Technology" on Friday, Sept. 9th has just notified us that he is ill and unable to speak on Friday night. We will reschedule his lecture at a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience. ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - Native Masterpiece Baskets -- Weavers, Art, & Technology

September 7th 2021

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- The Old Schoolhouse Museum & The Desert Institute Present the first lecture of the... 2021-2022 Second Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series Friday, September 10, 2021 "Native Masterpiece Baskets | Weavers, Art, & Technology" by Alan Garf ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - Native Masterpiece Baskets - Weavers, Art, & Technology

August 28th 2021

Good afternoon, The Desert Institute and the Twentynine Palms Historical Society announce the first lecture of a series of ten monthly lectures, “Native Masterpiece Baskets | Weavers, Art, & Technology” with author, Alan Garfinkel. The lecture will be held at the Old Schoolhouse Museum 6760 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms at 7 pm and admission is $5.00. Join author Alan Garfinkel for a discussion on his book, “Native Masterpiece Baskets | Weavers, Art, & Technology.” While basket ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - 2021-2022 Lecture Season Begins Soon

August 22nd 2021

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- The Old Schoolhouse Museum & The Desert Institute Present the... 2021-2022 Second Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series September 2021 - June 2022 The 2021/2022 Old Schoolhouse Lecture series begins on Friday, September 10 with "Native Masterpiece ...Continue Reading

29 Palms Historical Society News - Desert Notebooks--A Road Map for the End of Time

June 5th 2021

News from the Twentynine Palms Historical Society! [1]View in browser [2] Twentynine Palms Historical Society [3] Facebook [4] Google Plus --------------------------------------------------------------------- The 2020-2021 Second Friday Lecture Series continues... Friday, June 11th at 12:00pm with another DIGITAL EVENT. [5] Poster "Desert Notebooks—A Road Map for the End of Time" by Ben Ehrenreich Ben Ehrenreich, author "Desert Notebooks—A Road Map ...Continue Reading

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