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Tuesday, November 28,  2017 at 7:15 p.m. at the Pasadena Central Library - Catalina Island Outpost: Military Possession of Catalina Island, January - September 1864 by Tara Fansler, Director of the Drum Barracks Civil War Museum and Brian Chavez, Museum Guide at Drum Barracks Civil War Museum!


 

Catalina Island Outpost: Military Possession of Catalina Island, January - September 1864 by Tara Fansler, Director of the Drum Barracks Civil War Museum

It will be given by  Tara Fansler, Director of Drum Barracks Civil War Museum and Brian Chavez, Museum Guide at Drum Barracks Civil War Museum.  

This presentation is based on the Drum Barracks exhibition, "Catalina Outpost: Military Possession of Catalina Island, January - September 1864," of which Tara was Curator, and Brian was Assistant Curator.
 
Using maps, archival photographs and official reports, the talk will look at the history of Catalina Island, actions and key players leading up to the occupation, and theories about the causes of the occupation, which are still much debated today. 
 
The presentation will look at the Isthmus Barracks building up to the present day, and will include never before published archival photos of the building from the late 19th and early 20th century. 

DATE:         Fourth Tuesday of Every Month, with some exceptions. See presentation list CLICK HERE
TIME:          7:15 p.m.
PLACE:      Pasadena Central Library
                     
285 E Walnut Street - Pasadena, CA 91101
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