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Len Martsish will carry out on the museum on June 23 | Arts and Leisure

On Thursday, June twenty third, L. Alan Cruikshank, River of Time Museum and Analysis Middle, will host Len Marcisch in his first summer time talking sequence.

This system begins at 16:30 within the convention room positioned between the museum and the library. The Particular Presentation is the one occasion for members and is freed from cost to members. Non-members are inspired to buy an Particular person Membership for $25 or a Household Membership for $35.

Marcis is a previous president of the Arizona Historic Society and serves as an exhibit and program guide for The River of Time. He’ll share his latest analysis and discoveries concerning the lifetime of the White Household. The title of the presentation is Exiled: A Story of Injustice on the Border.

The presentation explains the burning of Patrick and Annie White’s homestead by the US Military in 1880 and sheds new gentle on the homestead artifacts displayed on the River of Time.

White Homestead was positioned north of the Fountain Hills and Fort McDowell navy reservations and straight east of Rio Verde. Neither Annie nor Patrick White, Irish immigrants, had been current when their seven kids had been evicted and their homestead burned down.

Why would the US Military destroy a civilian homestead? Why had been the officers concerned within the destruction not held accountable? What actually occurred to Patrick, Annie and their children?

Marsish’s presentation goes past the late Bob Mason’s The Burning Ones and Mason’s abstract of the incident in his historical past e book Verde Valley Lore.

Marcisz has spoken to members of the museum previously and is a well-liked public speaker. Go to riveroftime.middle to register.

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