Twentynine Palms Historical Society
29 Palms, California

The Old Schoolhouse Museum & The Desert Institute
Present the...

Second Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series

September 2022 - June 2023

The 2022/2023 Old Schoolhouse Lecture series begins on Friday, September 9.

The Old Schoolhouse lecture series will return to in-person lectures at the 29 Palms Old Schoolhouse Museum. Lectures are on the second Friday of the month and the lectures begin at 7 pm with a one hour duration. Entrance fee for a single lecture is $5.00. A subscription for the full season costs $40, which is a $10 savings.

Time – Lectures begin at 7:00 p.m.

Season tickets – available for $40.00
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Download a flyer with this season's schedule.

September 9, "Jim Pine, a Serrano Kika and his Neighbors at the Oasis of Máara," Sean Milanovich


October 14, "Bill Hatch's Memoirs of a Road Trip Through the Mojave Desert" Liz Meyer


November 11, "Bradshaw's Road to the La Paz Gold Fields," Steve Lech


December 9, "Old Spanish Trail from Mountain Springs, Nevada to Salt Creek, in California's Mojave Desert.," Steve Brown


January 13, "Managing Cultural Resources at Mojave National Preserve," David Nichols


February 10, "Kemper Campbell Ranch at the Mojave River in Victorville," Ruth Nolan


March 10, To Be Determined


April 14, "Courage to Heal and Kaiser Permanente's early beginnings in the Mojave Desert," Dr. Paul Bernstein


May 12, "History of the Morongo Basin," Tom Crochetiere


June 9, "Amboy Crater: Geology, Ecology, and Historical Perspectives," Bruce Bridenbacker


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