2nd Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series at the Old School House Museum in Twentynine Palms - Palm Springs Life %

2nd Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series at the Old School House Museum in Twentynine Palms

Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series 2021-2022
About this event

The Old Schoolhouse Lecture series is brought to you by the 29 Palms Historical Society and the Desert Institute. The series is composed of ten monthly lectures on the second Friday of each month beginning on September 10. Subscription for the series is $40.

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.

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** October 8, “African American Homesteaders of Lanfair Valley”, Barbara Gothard, Artist

** November 12, “Willie Boy & The Last Western Manhunt”, Clifford Trafzer, Author, Professor of History, UC Riverside

** December 10, “The History of Hi Jolly and the Great Camel Experiment in the Southwest”, Steve Brown, Writer, Executive Producer, and Co-Host: Southwest Stories

** January 14, “Cultural Resources of the Mojave National Preserve”, David Nichols, Archaeologist, Mojave National Preserve

** February 11, “A Natural History of Anza Borrego”, Mike Nichols, Author

** March 11, “Can’t Live Without You: Ocotillos and Hummingbirds”, Jim Cornett, Biologist, Author

** April 8, “A History of Condor Field in 29 Palms”, John Hale, Historian

** May 13, “Artist and the Desert Light: A History”, Steven Biller, Editor-In-Chief, Palm Springs Life

** June 10, “Nevada Test Site”, Kim Stringfellow, Author, Professor, San Diego State University’s School of Art + Design.


Oct 08 2021 - Jun 10 2022


7:00 pm - 7:00 pm



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Twentynine Palms Historical Society's Old Schoolhouse Museum
6760 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms


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