Saturday, 13. March 2021, Saugus Train Station... Historical Society, 2020 Annual St. Francis Dam Disaster Lecture and Bus Tour

from 13. March 2021 - 19:00
till 14. March 2021 - 0:00

Saugus Train Station... Historical Society

Saugus Train Station... Historical Society
United StatesSanta Clarita
Event description
** ST FRANCIS DAM DISASTER: 92ND ANNIVERSARY TOUR **Lecture & Bus Tour to Dam SiteThe Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will commemorate the 92nd anniversary of the second worst disaster in California history with its annual St. Francis Dam Disaster Lecture and bus tour to the dam site in San Francisquito Canyon.Participants will have the opportunity to be among the first to visit the newly designated ST. FRANCIS DAM DISASTER NATIONAL MEMORIAL AND NATIONAL MONUMENT. Speakers: Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, Dr. Alan Pollack, Frank RockPlease arrive at Heritage Junction at 10:30 AM to check in and secure your seat for the presentation11:00-12:00 PowerPoint Presentation by Dr. Alan Pollack and Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel at the Saugus Train Station freight room12:00 Q&A session with Alan, Frank and Dianne12:30-3:30 Bus Tour To the Dam Site with Frank, Alan, and Dianne. Visit Powerhouse 2 (exterior only), Dam Site RuinsWe will hike to the Tombstone ruins, the Western Wing ****, The Pyramid formation, and other remaining blocks of the dam. Please wear long pants, long sleeves and tennis shoes/hiking boots. Water and a snack will be provided. You are welcome to bring your bag lunch to eat on the bus. A hat and sunscreen are recommended. You will have a choice of hikes which may include walking in brush, on uneven surfaces, and up a steep hill.Return to Heritage Junction by 4 pmHeritage Junction address: 24101 Newhall Avenue, Newhall, CA 91321TOUR IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT BUT MORE SEATS MAY BECOME AVAILABLE, TO PLACE YOUR NAME ON WAITING LIST, PLEASE CONTACT: 661-254-1275Cost: $45.00 per person, pre-paid.Price includes a snack and bottled waterFunds raised will benefit programs of the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society. Because this tour is a very popular fundraiser, it is impossible to guarantee that seats will be available for purchase on the day of the tour. Order your tickets now!Alan Pollack has been featured on Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum” and on SCVTV’s “Points of Interest”.Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel has been featured on SCVTV’s “Points of Interest”.Frank Rock has been featured on the History Channel, Discovery and the Learning Channel as an expert in St. Francis Dam history, as well as SCVTV public access shows "Points of Interest" and "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History."All were involved in creating and promoting the legislation leading to the National Memorial.

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