Twentynine Palms Historical Society
29 Palms, California


"What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote." ~Edward Abbey

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Giant Leap Year Book & Cabin Art Sale

Book & Art Sisplay

     The Twentynine Palms Historical Society and Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library invite all to their Giant Leap Year Book & Cabin Art Sale on Saturday, February 29, 2020, 9 AM – 2 PM.

     Want to go treasure hunting? Don't miss this unique opportunity. We have a special collection of books – some rare and collectible – related to local history, geology, and the desert environment, as well as miscellaneous framed art. Proceeds to benefit two nonprofits: Twentynine Palms Historical Society and Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library.

     Come join us at Founders Hall, Old Schoolhouse Museum, 6760 National Park Drive, in Twentynine Palms.

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  The 2019-2020 Second Friday Lecture Series continues...
    Friday, March 13th at 7:00pm

   "History of Water in the Morongo Basin - Perspectives on an Underappreciated Resource"
    by Marina West

     Come and meet Marina West, General Manager of the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency. She will relate her experiences as a water manager. She is a professional geologist and certifed in water distribution, water treatment and most recently completed a Master's degree in Public Administration. The most recent drought in California has highlighted a number economic and policy issues that can drastically impact the future of the state. While Californians can breathe a brief sigh of relief after a season of substantial rainfall, it is only a matter of time before another drought brings the same issues to a boiling point again.

     Sponsored by the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park and the Twentynine Palms Historical Society, this lecture is held at the Old Schoolhouse Museum, 6760 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, on Friday, February 14 at 7 pm. This lecture is open to the public and costs $5 per person at the door. Optional dinner with speaker at 5 pm at the 29 Palms Inn, reservations are limited and attendees are responsible for their own meal. If interested in dinner please RSVP to 760-367-5537 before Wednesday, February 12.

  Click here for more information.

Doors open at 6:15.

The 2019 Twentynine Palms
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was held on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2 & 3.

This years theme was Growing Like A Weed.

The 2019 People’s Choice was Cathy Snodgrass

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Pictures of all 2019 winning entries will be posted soon.

The 2019 Weed Show rules and catecories can be seen by clicking the image below.



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