Twentynine Palms Historical Society
29 Palms, California
The Old Schoolhouse Museum & The Desert Institute
Second Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series
September 2017 - June 2018
Old Schoolhouse Museum
6760 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA
(across the street from the 29 Palms Inn)
Time – Lectures begin at 7:00 p.m.
Seating is limited! It is advisable to arrive early.
Admission – $5.00 at the door
Season tickets –
available for $40.00
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Meet the speaker –
Dinner at the 29Palms Inn on your own with speaker 5 p.m.
RSVP by Wednesday prior to the event: to 760-367-5535.
For further information call:
Kevin Wong, Desert Institute Program Coordinator
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
September 8, 2017
The History of Palm Springs Army Air Base
Sid Burks, Historian
October 13, 2017
The Bagley Family Homesteading Experience in Early 29 Palms
November 10, 2017
Desert Palm Oasis: Secrets & Futures
James Cornett, Biologist
December 8, 2017
Following Coyote: Myths from the Chemehuevi Creation Cycle
Catherine Svehla, Ph.D.
January 12, 2018
The Dunn Family History in 29 Palms
Bob and Jeff Dunn
February 9, 2018
Documenting the Conservation Needs of Rock Art Sites in JTNP
Jeremy Freeman, Archaeology Technician, Joshua Tree National Park
March 9, 2018
Fire On the Mojave
Ruth Nolan, Author, Educator
April 13, 2018
Kokoweef: Still Searching for the Lost River of Gold
Kim Stringfellow, Artist, Educator
May 11, 2018
Extreme Ants: Social Behavior in the Desert
Dr. Jessica Purcell, Ph.D.
June 8, 2018
General Patton in the Mojave Desert
Michael Ables, Executive Director, Patton Museum
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