TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY ELECTS BOARD MEMBERS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society elected one new board member and re-elected two members. Kim Krushat will replace outgoing director Mari Collier, and Nolan Lockwood and John Steiner were re-elected at the Society’s meeting November 18. President Les Snodgrass gave an update on the expansion project, which will add a

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LEARN ABOUT DESERT OASES AT THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Learn about desert palm oases at the Old Schoolhouse lecture, sponsored by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. Jim Cornett, who has studied desert palms for 25 years and was the curator and director of natural sciences at the Palm Springs Desert Museum, will be discussing palm oasis ecology Friday, November

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THE REMARKABLY QUIRKY TRADITION OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW IS THIS WEEKEND

With roots going back to the 1940s, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s annual Weed Show at the Old Schoolhouse Museum is as much a part of fall as the cool temperatures. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

The Weed Show is one of Twentynine Palms’ oldest and most unique artistic traditions.

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OLD-TIMERS GATHER IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Each year during Pioneer Days, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society hosts a reception to honor the city’s Old Timers. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has who is being honored this year, and how…

This year’s Old Timers Gathering in Twentynine Palms celebrates the 2017 Old Timer of the Year honorees Ann Congdon

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LEARN WEED SHOW TIPS FROM THE EXERTS SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is hosting a free weed show workshop Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details…

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will offer a free hands-on workshop for adults and children who want to learn how to create eye-catching compositions using desert plants and found objects

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW

With roots going back to the 1940s, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s annual Weed Show at the Old Schoolhouse Museum is as much a part of fall as the cool temperatures. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

The Weed Show is one of Twentynine Palms’ oldest and most unique artistic traditions.

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CATEGORIES NAMED FOR THE UPCOMING TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will hold its annual weed show the first weekend in November. This year’s theme is “No Business Like Old Business” and celebrates the old businesses of Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff has all the categories for entering your composition in the show…

The 2017

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL WAIVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BUILDING FEES

Robbing Peter to pay Paul? Probably not, though it may have appeared that way at last night’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Reporter David Haldane was there and explains… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will spend less than expected expanding its Old Schoolhouse Museum. Housing the city’s tourists,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS TOURISM DISTRICT FUNDING TONIGHT

The recently formed Twentynine Palms Tourism Business Improvement District is about to get its due. Reporter David Haldane explains… Attention hospitality providers doing business in Twentynine Palms is about to get more expensive. That’s the word from the City Council, which tonight will consider a 1.5 percent nightly assessment on

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LEARN ABOUT THE MILITARY HISTORY OF THE SALTON SEA AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LECTURE

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society offers the final lecture in a series this Friday. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The Second Friday Old Schoolhouse lecture series offers “The Military History of the Salton Sea” this Friday, June 9. Historian Sid Burks shares the fascinating but little known history of

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DESERT CHIC SOCIAL EVENT TO BENEFIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Twentynine Palms’ Broadview Hacienda was the historic residence of pioneers Bill and Prudie Underhill. Situated on a high promontory, Broadview offers 360-degree views of the surrounding desert city. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation to a fundraiser that aims to preserve the city’s history … The 2017 Desert Chic Social

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOSTS RED HOT AUCTION FUNDRAISER

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will host The Red Hot Auction fundraiser tonight. The Red Hot Auction will raise funds to help expand the Old Schoolhouse Museum. The event begins with a silent auction at 6:30 p.m. followed by a live auction beginning at 7:30. Event organizer Larry Bowden says

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY RED HOT AUCTION SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will host the Red Hot Auction fundraiser March 25. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… The Red Hot Auction, hosted by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society, will raise funds to help expand the Old Schoolhouse Museum. The event takes place March 25 at the Old

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORY LECTURE FRIDAY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society continues its second Friday lecture series. With your invitation, here’s Rebecca Havely… Marshall South Rides Again is the title of the next lecture Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m. Author, publisher, and photographer Diana Lindsay explores the writings of Marshall South whose 1930’s and 40’s

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY RECRUITING YOUNG HISTORIANS

The Historical Society of Twentynine Palms is encouraging youth to learn about the history of Twentynine Palms with a special program. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The goal of the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s Young Historian program is to encourage the youth of Twentynine Palms to become more familiar

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY LOOKING FOR AUCTION DONATIONS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society seeks auction items for its upcoming Red Hot Auction fundraiser. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The Red Hot Auction hosted by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society will raise funds to help expand the Old Schoolhouse Museum. They are currently seeking donations to be auctioned.

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OLD SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM SEEKING DOCENTS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is looking for volunteers to serve as docents at the Old Schoolhouse Museum. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is seeking volunteer docents. Docents greet visitors and answer questions. They usually work in pairs and work three hour shifts at

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FREE LECTURE ON “PIONEER WOMEN” IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society continues its second Friday lecture series tomorrow. Here with your invitation is reporter Rebecca Havely… Author and historian Pat Rimmington recounts the history of “The Pioneering Women of the Morongo Basin” in the next second Friday lecture series January 13. Sponsored by the Desert Institute

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YOUNG HISTORIAN PROGRAM AT THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM

The Historical Society of Twentynine Palms is encouraging youth with a special program. Reporter Rebecca Havely has details… The goal of the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s Young Historian program is to encourage the youth of Twentynine Palms to become more familiar with our local history. Our area has been a

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LECTURE, “LAND OF LITTLE RAIN” IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Photos of the American Southwest and a classic book of essays about the desert will be the focus of the Second Friday Lecture series by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. Mary Austin’s book, “The Land of Little Rain” was published in 1903 and describes the people who lived in the

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