Twentynine Palms Historical Society
29 Palms, California
"What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote." ~Edward Abbey
The 2017-2018 Second Friday Lecture Series continues...
Friday, April 13th at 7:00pm
Kokoweef: Still Serching for the Lost River of Gold
by Kim Stringfellow, artist, educator and independent curator
This is the story of the lost river of gold located near the California and Nevada state line just off of the 15 Interstate Highway. The mountains of this area are honeycombed with caves and it is one of these caves that three Indian brothers supposedly found the lost river of gold and one brother was killed while exploring them. They were friends of a local prospector named Earl Dorr and told him the location of one of the entrances. Dorr located the entrance and explored the cave deep within the Kokoweef peak.
Kim Stringfellow is an artist, educator and independent curator based in Joshua Tree, CA. She is an Associate Professor at San Diego State University's School of Art + Design. She received her MFA in Art and Technology from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2000.
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 Patty at 760-367-5535 before Wednesday, April 11th.
This lecture is open to the public and costs $5 per person at the door. Door opens at 6:15 and seating is limited, so arrive early. No standees permitted.
The 2017 Twentynine Palms
was held on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 & 5.
This years theme was No Business Like Old Business.
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"NO BUSINESS LIKE OLD BUSINESS."
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