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Tuolumne County Historical Society Monthly Presentation

April 9, 2020:
Richard Lundin, Archaeologist & Geologist, and wife Dr.  Claudia Brackett-Lundin have done extensive research and analysis of  plants and soils to find and map archaeological sites and mineral  deposits.  The work involves sampling of new growth of plant  material and soils from suspected burial sites.  He will be doing his  doctoral study of trees that overlie much of suspected battlefields in  Scotland.

May 14, 2020:
Steve Anker, manages the Priest Station Café, is a member of a  sixth generation Tuolumne County family. The family built Big Oak Flat  Road to Yosemite and much of Tioga Pass, which was a privately owned  toll road.  Priest Station Café is featured in the  Historic Buildings Coupon book published the Tuolumne County Historical  Society.

June 11, 2020:
Peter Pike author of California Bound tracks three generations of  the Pike family from the Gold Rush of 1849. They searched for gold in  the Sierra foothills, camped in Yosemite in 1857, built a lumber and  shipping empire along the Pacific Coast, and developed  “the largest diversified farm in the world.” 


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Starts: May 14, 2020

Ends: June 11, 2020

Occurs: The Second Thursday of every 1 month(s)
Time: 7:00pm

Admission: Free

Location: Sonora
480 Greenley Rd. - Library Meeting Room, Sonora, CA 95370

Event Type: Education & Learning

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