700 N.W. Bond Street Bend, OR, 97703
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Old St. Francis History Pub
Old St. Francis School
5:30 pm doors, 7 pm event
Free. First come, first served. Arrive early!
All ages welcome
Qualifies for “Attend a McMenamins History-Sponsored Event” Experience Stamp.
Why not stay the night? Receive 15% off your hotel room that evening using the code HISTORY2019 or mention it when you call the hotel.
5:30 pm doors, 7 pm eventFree. First come, first served. Arrive early!All ages welcome
Presented by William L. Sullivan, Author
Author and hiking guru William L. Sullivan takes us on a tour of a
dozen new or dramatically changed trails in the area between Salem and Bend,
featured in the newly released fifth edition of his guidebook, 100 Hikes in
the Central Oregon Cascades. Included are a new path along the Deschutes
River north of Bend, a new bird refuge trail at Salem, and several reopened
trails to wildflowers in the Cascades. He’ll also discuss the effects of
wildfires and the Forest Service’s new permit system. Along the way, expect
anecdotes about local history, plants, and outdoor lore.
About the Speaker:William L. Sullivan is the author of five novels and a dozen books
about Oregon, including the popular 100 Hikes series, Hiking Oregon’s
History, and Oregon Favorites. His journal of a 1000-mile hike he
took across Oregon, Listening for Coyote, was chosen by the Oregon
Cultural Heritage Commission as one of Oregon’s “100 Books,” the 100 most
significant books in the state’s history.
These monthly, free events are open to everyone interested in Oregon and Pacific Northwest history. Co-sponsored by like-minded historical and civic organizations, we bring you experts, scholars, first-person experiencers and historians who expound on topics from Lewis and Clark to shipwrecks, hop growing to women pioneers and far, far beyond. It's like being back in the classroom - except this time you get to settle into comfortable seats and enjoy a drink or two with dinner while you listen and learn.
This event is eligible for a History Pub Stamp
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