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June Lake Loop Legacy of History and Fishing at the February 3rd meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society

At the Monday, February 3rd meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society, CalTrout’s Eric Huber will present an illustrated talk about June Lake’s rich legacy of fishing recreation, the natural history of Whitebark Pines and what that has to do with fishing, and the history of Lower rush creek natural resource protections. The short business […]

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‘How Mono Boomed During the Great Depression’

“How Mono Boomed During the Great Depression” On Monday, August 5, author David Carle, will present “How Mono Boomed During the Great Depression “ at the monthly Mono Basin Historical Society meeting.   A potluck dinner and business meeting begins at 6 PM at the Lee Vining Community Center; the program at 7 PM. While the […]

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‘Two Missing Climbers, 80 Years Apart’

Press release On Monday, July 1, author Jennifer Crittenden, will present “Two Missing Climbers, Eighty Years Apart” at the monthly Mono Basin Historical Society meeting. A potluck dinner and business meeting begins at 6 PM at the Lee Vining Community Center; the program at 7 PM.  Crittenden’s slide talk  investigates parallels between the disappearance and […]

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‘Stopping the Road’ presentation set for Monday

Press release Author Jack Fisher at Mono Basin Historical Society Meeting On Monday, May 6, author Jack Fisher, will present “Stopping the Road: Encounters with Primary Sources,” at the Mono Basin Historical Society meeting. A potluck dinner and business meeting begins at 6 PM at the Lee Vining Community Center; the program will be at […]

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Joseph Lent will speak on ‘Paiute paradise’ Monday

Press release Iyaydzi (the Paiute term for Hetch Hetchy) was once known as a Paiute paradise.  On Monday, April 1st, Joseph Lent will present a slide talk at the Mono Basin Historical Society meeting. A potluck dinner and business meeting begin at 6 PM at the Lee Vining Community Center; the program begins at 7 […]

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Hear about silent movies at MBHS meeting

Press release Enjoy a historic night at the silent movies. Before 1927, Hollywood told stories using images only. On Monday, March 4, at the regular meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society, movie fan Rich Foye talks about what was lost when movies learned to talk. Movie clips will include Buster Keaton’s first starring movie. […]

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Enjoy the festive Upside Down House in Lee Vining

Press release The famous Upside Down House on the grounds of the Mono Basin History Museum is decorated and ready for the holiday season, in its special upside-down way. Come peak in the windows at the upside down elves and Santa and drive by after dark to see the upside-down “candles” flickering in the windows.  […]

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THE TRAIL BEYOND

Langley will give film history of the Eastern Sierra

SNOW CAPPED MOUNTAINS, HIGH PLATEAUS, AND CATTLE RANCHES: The Film History of the Eastern Sierra Press release On Monday, September 4, film history of the Eastern Sierra will be presented by Christopher Langley at the Mono Basin Historical Society’s monthly meeting at the Lee Vining Community Center. The evening begins with a 6 PM potluck […]

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‘Early Gold Rush in the Eastern Sierra’ Monday in Lee Vining

EASTERN SIERRA GOLD RUSH PROGRAM AT MONO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING Robert Joki brings his side-kick, Ol’ Charlie to the Mono Basin Historical Society meeting on Monday evening August 7th to entertain and inform you regarding the “Early Gold Rush in the Eastern Sierra” at the Lee Vining Community Center.  A potluck dinner and business […]

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‘Under Western Stars’ Monday in Lee Vining

Press release Rich Foye will introduce the film UNDER WESTERN STARS, at the Monday, June 5 meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society, at the Lee Vining Community Center. Scenes from the 1938 movie were filmed in the Eastern Sierra and provided the first starring role for Roy Rogers, the “King of the Cowboys.” This […]

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Mono Basin Historical Society hosts snow-survey author

Press release Author Patrick Armstrong will share stories from his book, The Log of a Snow Survey, Skiing and Working in a Mountain Winter World, at the Monday, May 8 meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society, at the Lee Vining Community Center. A short business meeting and potluck dinner begins at 6 PM and […]

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