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Craig MacDonald

Author Craig MacDonald will share the story of Jessie Benton Fremont, who helped lead the first successful effort to protect Yosemite Valley as national park land 150 years ago.

MacDonald, a Pulitzer Prize nominee, is the author of eighteen books about the West, and his work has been published in Sierra Heritage magazine.

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Yosemite’s Unsung Heroine
Archived Event Information

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 | 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Cost $5 for public; FREE for Aquarium members, seniors age 62 and up, teachers, and students with valid ID and advanced reservations.
RSVP (562) 590-3100, ext. 0
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