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Teddy Roosevelt Did Not Sleep Here

OAKHURST – People assume that Teddy Roosevelt came to visit Yosemite in 1903 with John Muir. The Fresno Flats First Friday free lecture series presents “Teddy Roosevelt Did Not Sleep Here,” an exploration of the factual account of the president’s 1903 visit, presented by Sierra Historic Sites Association librarian Debby Carter. The event will be hosted in the Cunningham Schoolhouse ...

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Times Have Changed Since “Cougar Killer” Film Premiered

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historic Park invites the community to attend the June edition of their First Friday Lecture Series. On Friday, June 1, historian Tom Phillips presents a film about his great-uncle Jay C. Bruce who was, for three decades in the early 20th century, the appointed California state mountain lion hunter. Phillips is the co-author of Yosemite’s Forgotten Pioneers: ...

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Extreme Mountaineering: First Friday Lecture At Fresno Flats

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historic Park invites the community to attend the May edition of their First Friday Lecture Series. On Friday, May 4, wildlife biologist Phil Bartholomew presents his dad Orland’s solo winter trek in 1928-1929 from Mt. Whitney to the Muir Trail in Yosemite — some 300 miles. High Odyssey: The First Solo Winter Assault of Mount Whitney and ...

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Shonna Alexander Paints Mural At Heritage Day

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historical Park is thrilled to announce that artist Shonna Alexander will be working on a new exhibit in the Nathan Sweet Museum: painting a mural during the Mountain Heritage Day celebration on Saturday, Sept. 16. “Hili hili, hoyowush nim Shik’il. walpe michƏksƏƏsƏƏ? My name is Shonna Alexander, I am twenty-four years old and Chukchansi and Miwok.” ...

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