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Watch ‘Super Moon’ total lunar eclipse

Press release The moon will be putting on a show on Sunday. First, it will be a full moon. Actually, it will look a bit brighter and bigger than usual, since it will be a “Super Moon.” The big moon will then be eclipsed. Literally. To add some drama, during the full lunar eclipse, the […]

 
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Death Valley, Manzanar programs this weekend

Press release The Eastern California Museum is pleased to announce their community outreach program for residents and visitors alike continues this week with another evening program at the historic Winnedumah Hotel in Independence this Friday August 21st. This weeks 45 minute interpretive program will be “The History and Development of Tourism in Death Valley”.  This […]

 
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Talk, tours at Eastern California Museum, Independence

– Press release The Eastern California Museum is pleased to announce a community outreach program for residents and visitors alike, through a series of interpretive talks, guided tours and educational programs beginning next Friday August 14. The Museum will kick off their exciting program with a history talk at the historic and newly re-opened Winnedumah […]

 
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ECM Friends hosting picnic, party

– Press release The Friends of the Eastern California Museum will host its annual community picnic and party on Saturday, May 16, from 4 to 6 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. The event will feature live […]

 
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Norman Clyde with his trademark campaign hat, ice axe, pistol and back-breaking pack. Photo courtesy the Eastern California Museum.

Norman Clyde Birthday Bash

– Press release Bluegrass music, free food and cake, a “Pack With Legs” fun walk, vintage climbing exhibits, and guest speakers will all be part of the second annual Norman Clyde Birthday Bash, scheduled for Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to whenever the band stops playing, at the Eastern California Museum in Independence. The […]

 
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‘Stopping the Road’ author in Independence, Mammoth

  – Press release One of the earliest environmental victories in the effort to preserve the Sierra Nevada’s wild lands was achieved by an unusual coalition of back country pack outfits, business owners, wilderness advocates and decidedly conservative politicians, namely former California Governor Ronald Reagan and President Richard Nixon.   Starting in the 1920s, state […]

 
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Fun day remembering Norman Clyde

Birthday Bash Celebrates Norman Clyde, a Sierra Original  By Jon Klusmire Norman Clyde remains a larger-than-life figure whose accomplishments as a mountaineer and climber are sometimes overshadowed today by a focus on a small number of personal quirks and amazing accomplishments that have also added to his status as a legendary figure in the history […]

 
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Calendar girls

Museum’s 2014 Historic Calendar Features Women of Inyo County The interesting and intriguing women who have endured and thrived in Inyo County are featured in the Eastern California Museum’s 2014 calendar. The calendar shines a spotlight on a wide variety of women who have called Inyo County home from the pioneer days to the 1960s. […]

 
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The way we were

Local Historians Offer Tour of Valley’s Ranching/Farming History A group of local historians will lead a tour of the Owens Valley’s agricultural landscape on Saturday, Nov. 9, which will inform participants about the history and current status of farming and ranching as it relates to the valley’s economy and cultural heritage. The public is invited […]

 
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Carle presentations Saturday in Independence

– Press release Author David Carle has been plunging readers into the mysteries of water and the natural world for more than a decade. Whether in his fiction or non-fiction works, Carle’s careful research and accessible writing style have helped people decipher the complex relationships between water, the environment and other natural resources and how […]

 
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Weekend of mules, water talk, and the film “Watershed”

The Eastern California Museum provided this list of events that include the 100 Mule March, talks on water and the film “Watershed”: Friday, Oct. 18 The Metabolic Studio’s One Hundred Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct parade/performance will begin on Friday, Oct. 18, at the LA Aqueduct Intake, at Aberdeen Station Road, about 10 miles […]

 
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Author Butler at ECM this Sunday

– Press release Author Judith L. Butler’s family history reaches back four generations and stretches from Tonopah to Keough’s Hot Springs, and from Big Pine to the Hamill Valley to the Eastern Sierra’s Basque sheepmen. Coming from such a deep and interesting pioneer background, it’s no wonder that Butler would gravitate to writing poems and […]

 
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