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Join FECM for annual meeting in Independence

Press release The annual meeting of the non-profit Friends of the Eastern California Museum on Saturday, March 9, will feature a presentation by local historian David Carle discussing his latest book, “Putting California on the Map: Von Schmidt’s Lines,” a biography of Allexey W. Von Schmidt. One of most famous “lines” created by von Schmidt […]

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Friends of ECM throwing a party this Saturday

Press release Annual Museum Barbeque Features Friends, Food, Music and Fun The Friends of the Eastern California Museum will host its annual deep-pit beef barbeque and party on Saturday, May 6, starting at 4 p.m., at the museum in Independence. The public is cordially invited to enjoy the afternoon of good food, in the form […]

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FECM to welcome Film Commissioner Chris Langley

Press release The Friends of the Eastern California Museum wish to invite all our Inyo and Mono County friends and neighbors to our annual meeting, silent auction and potluck dinner to be held Saturday March 11th 5:30 p.m., at the American Legion Hall in Independence. The Friends are a non-profit organization that provides much needed […]

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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

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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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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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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‘Rock Art of the Eastern Sierra’ in Independence

Press release The Eastern California Museum presents an evening program ROCK ART OF THE EASTERN SIERRA Friday August 28 at 6:00 p.m. American Legion Hall Independence Noted rock art expert Courtney Smith has researched and explored rock art sites in the Eastern Sierra for many years and has one of the most extensive collections of photographs […]

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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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