• Whiskeytown Lake from the Davis Gulch Trail

    Whiskeytown

    National Recreation Area California

Women's History in Shasta County

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Date: February 28, 2014
Contact: Danica Willis, (530) 242-3438

When: March 12 and 19, 2014

What: Women's History Month Lecture Series

Where:

Redding Public Library

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta Historical Society, and the Redding Library in celebrating Women's History Month through an engaging lecture series featuring women of historical Shasta County. Each evening, be inspired by the tales of women who influenced local history. The event will conclude with opportunities for the public to dig deeper into their own interesting stories. Shasta Historical Society Researchers, local historians, and Redding Library Research Librarians will be on hand to discuss their collections and answer questions about how those attending can investigate and document their own remembrances of historical people and events of the California North State. The event is free to the public.

Speaker Schedule:

March 12

Joyce Morrow: Behrens-Eaton Museum

Christine Stokes: Shasta Historical Society

March 19

Judy Bush: Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Dottie Smith: Local Historian Extraordinaire

Did You Know?

Phantom Orchid

Whiskeytown has phantom orchids (Cephalanthera austiniae)? They are all white and devoid chlorophyll. This means that it cannot make energy for itself and must rely on symbiotic mycorrhizae for its nutrition.