Women's History in Shasta County
Contact: Danica Willis, (530) 242-3438
When: March 12 and 19, 2014
What: Women's History Month Lecture Series
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.
Joyce Morrow: Behrens-Eaton Museum
Christine Stokes: Shasta Historical Society
Judy Bush: Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Dottie Smith: Local Historian Extraordinaire
Did You Know?
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.