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Hayden Cabin Museum

Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin Now Open!

Mammoth Museum at The Hayden Cabin Now Open The Hayden Cabin/Mammoth Museum is housed in the original 1920’s log cabin built by Emmett Hayden, map maker of the Eastern Sierra. It contains many artifacts from that period as well as historic photographs and displays. This four room log cabin has many original furnishings that decorate […]

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Hundreds of historic Scotty’s Castle photographs published online

The historic site in Death Valley National Park is still closed undergoing renovation from the devastating flood in 2015 and more recently the devastating fire at Scotty’s Castle reported on Sierra Wave earlier this year. In this press release, the National Park service is letting the public, historians, and researchers know of a new photographic […]

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Fire at Scotty’s Castle Destroys One Historic Outbuilding, Damages Another, Says DVNP Press Release

DEATH VALLEY, CA – A fire destroyed the historic garage and damaged a second historic outbuilding at Scotty’s Castle on Thursday morning, April 22. The historic district in Death Valley National Park has been closed for ongoing repair work after extensive flood damage in 2015. Upon arriving at the worksite in the morning, construction contractors reported active fire within the […]

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Manzanar National Historic Site will receive much-needed funding for deferred maintenance.

Manzanar’s Community Archeology Program Receives National Recognition

Manzanar National Historic Site’s Community Archeology Program has received the prestigious 2021 Award for Excellence in Public Archaeology Programming from the Society for American Archaeology (SAA). Founded in 1934, the SAA is an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas. With more than 7,000 members—including professional […]

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Mono County to Advance to Less Restrictive Red Tier of The Blueprint for A Safer Economy on Sunday

Good News for Mono County!! Moving from Purple Tier to Red Tier on Sunday! Effective Sunday, March 14, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) will reassign Mono County to the less restrictive Tier 2, Substantial (Red), of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy (Blueprint), the State’s “stringent and slow plan for living with COVID-19 […]

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Laws Railroad Museum Plans a Soft Re-Opening!

Looking forward to a soft opening! Laws Museum is pleased to announce the re-opening of our grounds and outdoor exhibits beginning on Thursday, March 18. Museum hours will be 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Thursday through Sunday. Visitors are required to follow pandemic protocols to continue to protect themselves and others. The Reception Center/Gift Shop […]

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