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Field trip: ‘Geological Features of the Owens Valley’

Press release In collaboration with Inyo County’s Sesquicentennial celebration, the Friends of the Eastern California Museum (FECM) will be offering a special Field Trip, “Geologic Features of the Owens Valley.” The field trip will be conducted by Independence resident and noted geologist Dave Wagner on Saturday June 11th. Dave Wagner is a retired field geologist […]

 
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More Inyo 150: ‘The Biggest Event Ever Held in Inyo County’

Press release The Friends of the Eastern California Museum’s celebration of Inyo County Sesquicentennial continues this week with a history presentation at the American Legion Hall in Independence this Saturday May 7th at 7pm. The title of this week’s program is “The Biggest Event Ever Held in Inyo County”. In 1949, California was celebrating 100 […]

 
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Rob Pearce: ‘One Family’s Legacy: 157-year tie to the Owens Valley

Press release The Friends of the Eastern California Museum’s celebration of Inyo County Sesquicentennial continues this week with a history presentation by local historian and author Rob Pearce. On Friday April 22 at 7:00pm at the Bishop city Council Chambers,  Pearce will be giving a slide show presentation titled “ One Family’s Legacy: 157 year […]

 
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Join Friends of the Eastern California Museum for fun evening

Press release The Friends of the Eastern California Museum invites everyone to join them for their annual meeting and potluck dinner on Saturday March 12 at the American Legion Hall in Independence. The Friends are a non-profit organization, which supports the Eastern California Museum in Independence, which is also the Inyo County Museum, with volunteer […]

 
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Field trip with Friends to Cerro Gordo

Press release The Friends of the Eastern California Museum (FECM) is pleased to announce a field trip to the silver mining camp of Cerro Gordo. The trip will include a guided tour by the town’s caretaker. High clearance vehicles are suggested though the road has recently been put in good shape by the Inyo County […]

 
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FECM meeting highlights petroglyphs

– Press release The annual meeting of the Friends of the Eastern California Museum features an exploration of ancient mysteries and a chance to indulge in some high-class modern amenities. The public is invited to the Friends Annual Meeting, which will take place on Saturday, March 14. The event will begin with a reception at […]

 
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Friends of Museum invitation

The Friends of the Eastern California Museum wish to invite our Inyo and Mono County friends and neighbors to our annual meeting, silent auction and potluck dinner to be held Saturday March 8th 5:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Independence.  The Friends are a non-profit organization that provides much needed financial and volunteer […]

 
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44th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

MANZANAR PILGRIMAGE EVENTS SET FOR THIS WEEKEND (Press Release)              Manzanar National Historic Site and its partners are hosting special events and exhibits in conjunction with the Manzanar Committee’s 44th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage this weekend. Visitors are invited to experience art, music, dance, talks, and more. All events are free. On Friday, […]

 
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Music and barbeque

Annual Museum Barbeque Features Friends, Food, Music and Fun The Friends of the Eastern California Museum will host its annual deep-pit barbeque and party on Saturday, May 12, starting at 4 p.m., at the museum in Independence. The public is cordially invited to enjoy the afternoon of good food, good music and historic family fun. […]

 
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Check out railroads of Death Valley at annual meeting

Presentation spotlights Railroads of Death Valley             The annual meeting of the Friends of the Eastern California Museum will feature a book signing, a potluck and a presentation about the numerous railroads that rumbled through Death Valley. The event, which is open to the public, will take place in Independence on Saturday, March 10. Author […]

 
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