National Trust for Historic
Monthly Program -
Old West Wow!
Costa Mesa Historical Society
is pleased to announce that author
be our speaker on
Sunday September 17, 2017 . with a presentation on his
newest book, Old West Wow!.
Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig MacDonald, a member of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society, is the author of 20 books on the West. The historian speaks at national conferences and universities. His relatives came to California in the Gold Rush. To learn more about Craig and his books, go to www.goldrushglimpses.com
So come bring
a friend and join us on a rolicking journey through the old west!
Seating is limited, for RESERVATIONS call (949)
Doors open at 2:00,
program at 2:30.
Free admission and refreshments. We are located at
1870 Anaheim Ave. northwest
corner of the Lions Park complex.
or go to
facebook/costa mesa historical
society for more
Note: Due to construction, entry to parking lot must be made off Anaheim Ave.
Public Events -
Chris Jepsen, Guest Curator, presents Tiki in Orange County, on display in
the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives. From
architecture, décor and music to literature, theme parks and backyard luaus,
the South Seas was a wildly popular theme throughout mid-twentieth century
America. Artifacts, photographs, documents and music, offer a brief look at
the origins of Tiki in the South Pacific, its interpretation in mid-century
Orange County (and Southern California), and how both have inspired today’s
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