MARIN HISTORY MUSEUM PRESENTS PANEL DISCUSSION ON
“THE HISTORY OF RANCHO OLOMPALI”
FORMER RESIDENT AND SPECIALISTS DESCRIBE COLORFUL HISTORY OF OLOMPALI STATE PARK
When: Wednesday, March 31st at 7pm
Where: Margaret Todd Senior Center in Novato, 1560 Hill Road.
What: A lecture panel featuring former resident and specialists of Rancho Olompali. Panel will focus on the diverse history of Rancho Olompali, using it to discuss the greater themes in California History. From Miwok settlement, to site of the bloody Bear Flag Revolt, Victorian homestead, hippie commune, Grateful Dead house, and California State Park. The panel runs concurrently with a new exhibition at the Marin History Museum, "Ranching and Rockin' at Olompali" which features the truly diverse history represented by Olompali. This exhibition is scheduled to be on display through 2010 at the historic Boyd Gate House located at 1125 B Street in San Rafael.
Who: Panelist includes Breck Parkman (California State Parks Senior Archaeologist), Diane Einstein (Victorian Garden Specialist and Director of The Olompali People), Noelle Olompali Barton (Former resident and archivist of the Chosen Family Commune) and noted local historian Betty Goerke (author of Chief Marin and a forthcoming work on the history of Camilo Ynitia). The panel will be moderated by Marin History Museum Curator Holly Gallagher.
Public Information: Tickets are $5 for museum members and $10 for non- members. For more information, call the Museum at 415-454-8538 or email [email protected] Visit www.marinhistory.org
Added by cmargaritafranco on March 12, 2010