Tag Archives | David Woodruff

William Mulholland and his assistant Van Norman inspect all that reamins after the St. Francis Dam collapsed in March of 1928.

‘Mulholland … the Final Chapter’ this Saturday in Independence

Press release On Saturday March 17th, The Eastern California Museum in Independence invites you to attend a 50-minute history program titled Mulholland…the Final Chapter. The subject of the history program is of one of the largest disasters to have taken place in California, which conjointly brought about the somber ending to the illustrious and tumultuous […]

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California Gov Merriam fires a shotgun to mark the opening of the new Lone Pine to Death Valley road, courtesy ECM

‘Wedding of the Waters’ program Saturday in Bishop

Press release Friends of the Eastern California Museum History Program Saturday February 3rd at 6:30 p.m. On February 3rd, the Friends of the Eastern California Museum invites you to attend a 50-minute history program on one of the largest and most momentous events to have ever taken place in Inyo County – the Wedding of […]

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Mt Whitney Fish Hatchery courtesy Eastern California Museum

Enjoy legendary Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery history this Friday

Press release Evening History Program at the Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery On Friday evening October 13, the Friends of the Mt Whitney Fish Hatchery, will be hosting an evening history program on this legendary Inyo County landmark. The Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and in honor of this milestone, […]

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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery

Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery Prepares to Celebrate Its 100th Birthday (Press release) It has been said that, at its best, preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present over a mutual concern for the future. The Friends of Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery have been carrying on a conversation about their concern for the future […]

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New Business Manager for Manzanar History Association

Press release Ursula Esser Ph.D. has been selected as the Business Manager of the Manzanar History Association. Esser brings a broad range of experience to the position which is responsible for all facets of the non-profits operation at the Manzanar National Historic Site. Established in 2003 under the auspices of the Friends of the Eastern […]

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David Woodruff, author of   'Furnace Creek Resort'

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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David Woodruff, author of   'Furnace Creek Resort'

Inyo County Sesquicentennial Celebration Continues

Press release The celebration of Inyo County’s 150th birthday continues with the start of a speaker series sponsored by the Friends of the Eastern California Museum.  The “Friends” plan to put on a history presentation at least twice a month throughout Inyo County for the remainder of 2016 to help mark the important milestone of […]

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David Woodruff, author of   'Furnace Creek Resort'

‘Furnace Creek Resort’ book signing at ECM

Press release On Sunday February 21st, The Eastern California Museum in Independence will be hosting a book signing event with author and local Owens Valley resident David Woodruff’ for his new history book by Arcadia Publishing-Furnace Creek Resort. Woodruff lived and worked at Furnace Creek Resort for over 17 years, pursuing his lifelong interest in […]

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Carson & Colorado Railway gets help chugging along

By David Woodruff This past Saturday October 17 the Carson & Colorado Railway held their 5th annual BBQ-fundraiser at the American Legion Hall in Independence.  The event was huge success with a standing room only crowd of over 140 turning out to show their support and to enjoy a delicious tri tip dinner cooked “trash […]

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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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‘Barn raiser’ for Owens Valley Growers Cooperative

– Press release The first Volunteer Work Day for the Owens Valley Growers Cooperative’s Food Coop and Cafe in Independence was held Tuesday April 7th and it was a huge success.  “The turnout was great and the work accomplished was incredible” said the Coop’s general manager David Woodruff.  “The volunteers worked very hard and accomplished […]

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