Borrego Fest Special Guest Speaker

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Borrego Fest Special Guest Speaker

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Post by DaveK » Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:30 pm

On Friday evening Leland Fetzer will be joining us for a presentation on the gold mines of Julian and the Cuyamacas. Leland is the author of the book, "A Good Camp", an excellent history of the gold mining boom which gave birth to the town of Julian. The book is available, from Sunbelt Books (sunbeltbooks.com), for those who wish to get a head start on learning about this fascinating history. If you order, mention OAUSA for a discount.


Date: Friday, October 18, 2013
Time: 8:30 PM
Location: Large meeting room at camp

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Post by cruiserlarry » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:38 pm

Looking forward to this talk :D
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Re: Borrego Fest Special Guest Speaker

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Post by taugust » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:58 pm

This should be very interesting.

On a related topic, I just found out that last year's speaker, Diana Lindsey, will be speaking at the Julian Library on Tuesday, Oct. 22nd at 6:00 pm. She will provide a brief introduction to the Marshall South family and their life on Ghost Mountain in Anza-Borrego in the 30's and 40's. As an added bonus, Rider South, Marshall's son, will be in attendance and will speak and answer questions. They are promoting a re-publication of two of Marshall South's novels set in Borrego. This should be a fascinating look back.
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