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History Mystery #106: The Adventurous Miss Kitty

Image of the "Two Kitties."

By Debby Carter, Librarian, Sierra Historic Sites Association You’ve probably seen this famous old photo of two daring ladies posing at Glacier Point. In the August 16, 1962, issue of the Sierra Star, the photo was posted requesting any information about these two ladies. Two weeks later, a letter to the editor was posted in the Star with just that ...

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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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To Yosemite By Stage! At Fresno Flats

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historical Park and Museum (Sierra Historic Sites Association) invites the community to the First Friday Free Lecture Series on Friday, July 6 at 6 p.m. July’s topic is based on the book, To Yosemite by Stage, written by Zelda Garey Dubel. Fresno Flats Board Member and local historian, Brenda Negley, will lead the presentation, with over 200 ...

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