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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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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'

‘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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Winnedumah Hotel

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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volunteers group

‘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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