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Twenty Nine Palms Historical Society Presents Second Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series

The Old Schoolhouse Museum & The Desert Institute Present the…2020-2021 Second Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series
September 2020 – June 2021

The 2020/2021 Old Schoolhouse Lecture series begins on Friday, September 11. For the safety of our presenters, audiences, and volunteers at least the September, October, November and December lectures will be conducted virtually.

If the situation warrants, we will consider conducting all or part of the rest of the season virtually.

Time – Lectures begin at 7:00 p.m.

For more info 760-367-5539/

Admission – $5.00 plus a $1.24 online processing fee.

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For further information call: Kevin Wong, Desert Institute Program Coordinator 760-367-5539 or email


      ** October 9, 2020
Julia Sizek: “A History of Off-Roading in the California Desert, 1945-1980”

** November 13, 2020
David Nichols: “Managing Cultural Resources in Mojave National Preserve”

** December 11, 2020
De Karlen: “Wilderness Fantastic”

** January 8, 2021
Pam Tripp: “The National Park Service: Inspiring a Nation to Protect America’s Lands”

** February 12, 2021
Ellie Greenwood Kodas: “Booze Brothers or Halfway to Concord: A Brief History of Alcohol in America”

** March 12, 2021
Marina West: “History of Water in the Morongo Basin – Perspectives on an Underappreciated Resource”

** April 9, 2021
Cane West: “Impacts of Early Automobiles in the Mojave Desert”

** May 14, 2021
Robin Kobally: “The Desert Underground”

** June 11, 2021
Ben Ehrenreich: “The Desert Notebook”


Nov 13 2020


7:00 pm - 7:00 pm


$5.00 plus a $1.24 online processing fee

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